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932905 – 10263   Sideridis artesta (Smith, 1903)

Dave Beadle
Distribution: Type locality: Glenwood Springs. CO; Douglas Co., KS.
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Mamestra artesta Smith, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Sideridis artesta: Formerly placed in the genus Trichoclea.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Smith, J.B., 1903. New noctuids for 1903, No. 4, with notes on certain described species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 29(3): 197.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Sideridis artesta
Gary Anweiler
Sideridis artesta
36mm – Jim Vargo
Sideridis artesta
40mm – Jim Vargo

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