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933685.0011043Abagrotis cupida (Grote, 1865) – Cupid Dart
Distribution Data for Abagrotis cupida
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Synonymy: Noctua cupida Grote, 1865
Graphiphora velata Walker, 1865
Taxonomic Notes: Abagrotis cupida: Formerly placed in the genus Rhynchagrotis.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 237; pl. 7.29-32. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Abagrotis cupida
Janice Stiefel
Abagrotis cupida
Nolie Schneider
Abagrotis cupida
Gary Anweiler
Abagrotis cupida
LG – Jim Troubridge
Abagrotis cupida
LG – Jim Troubridge
Abagrotis cupida
34mm – Jim Vargo

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