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932880 – 10298   Lacanobia radix (Walker, [1857])
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John Davis
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Synonymy: Agrotis radix Walker, [1857]
Mamestra desperata Smith, 1891
Mamestra dimmocki Grote, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Lacanobia radix (Walker, [1857]) includes as a synonym 10492 Orthosia desperata following McCabe (1980), Zookeys. 149: 149, 156.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. Zookeys, 149: 145-161.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Lacanobia radix
John Davis
Lacanobia radix
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