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933228 – 10878   Striacosta albicosta (Smith, 1888)
             Western Bean Cutworm

Dave Beadle
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Synonymy: Agrotis albicosta Smith, 1888
Agrotis manethusa Druce, 1889
Taxonomic Notes: Striacosta albicosta: Formerly placed in the genus Loxagrotis.
  • 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., 2004. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1: p. 69; pl. G.4-6. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 56.35f; p. 308. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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LG – Jim Troubridge
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35mm – Jim Vargo

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