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931700 – 11213   Grotella septempunctata Harvey, 1875

Chuck Sexton
Distribution: SD, WY, CO, NE, NM, TX (includes G. harveyi) - R.W. Poole.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Grotella septempunctata Harvey, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Grotella septempunctata Harvey, 1875 includes as a synonym 11214 Grotella harveyi Barnes & Benjamin, 1922 in R.W. Poole (website). This synonymy is not followed by Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010).
  • 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, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Grotella septempunctata
21mm – Jim Vargo

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