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933552 – 11003.2   Noctua comes Hübner, [1813]
             Lesser Yellow Underwing
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Synonymy: Noctua comes Hübner, [1813]
Triphaena adsequa Treitschke, 1825
Agrotis bergensis Sparre-Schneider, 1901
Tryphaena curtisii Nerwman, 1870
Triphaena griseofusca Prout, 1904
Noctua loeberbaueri Burmann & Tarmann, 1987
Noctua orbona Fabricius, 1787
Triphaena prosequa Treitschke, 1825
Noctua scotophila Burmann & Tarmann, 1987
Taxonomic Notes: Noctua comes is an introduced species (Eurasia, reported from OR-BC, Ottawa area).
  • 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., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 66; pl. 1.48-49. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.11f; p. 314. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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