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Noctuidae
932826.0010223Anarta trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766) – Nutmeg Moth

© David Reed
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
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Synonymy: Phalaena trifolii Hufnagel, 1766
Mamestra canescens Moore, 1878
Noctua chenopodii [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Scotogramma cinnamomina Rothschild, 1913
Orthosia farkasii Treitschke, 1835
Scotogramma fructicosae Dumont, 1925
Apamea glaucovaria Walker, 1860
Discestra gredosi Laever, 1977
Noctua infraina Haworth, 1809
Apamea inquieta Walker, 1857
Hadena intermissa Walker, 1857
Mamestra major Speyer, 1875
Phalaena saucia Esper, 1790
Cardepia taylori Rothschild, 1921
Noctua verna Esper, 1787
Scotogramma zermattensis Draudt, 1934
Hadena albifusa Walker, 1857
Taxonomic Notes: Anarta trifolii: Formerly placed in the genus Discestra, n. comb. in Mustelin (2006), Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 55.18m; p. 302. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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Anarta trifolii
© Roxanne Bertrand (Quebec.ca) LG
on Picea mariana
Anarta trifolii
© Roxanne Bertrand (Quebec.ca) LG
on Picea mariana
Anarta trifolii
© Roxanne Bertrand (Quebec.ca) LG
on Picea mariana
Anarta trifolii
© Roxanne Bertrand (Quebec.ca) LG
on Picea mariana
Anarta trifolii
© Roxanne Bertrand (Quebec.ca) LG
on Picea mariana

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