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933267 – 10933   Richia praefixa (Morrison, 1875)

- Steve Morris
Distribution: Type locality: Rocky Mountains.
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Synonymy: Agrotis praefixa Morrison, 1875
Agrotis docilis Grote, 1881
Agrotis ingeniculata Smith, 1890
Taxonomic Notes: Richia praefixa: Includes as a synonym Richia docilis [10932].
  • 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. 145; pl. G.1-3. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 18: 117.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 56.44f; p. 309. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Richia praefixa
- Steve Morris
Richia praefixa
LG – Jim Troubridge
Richia praefixa
38mm – Jim Vargo

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