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931707 – 11220   Grotella vagans Barnes & Benjamin, 1922
Distribution Data for Grotella vagans
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Synonymy: Grotella vagans Barnes & Benjamin, 1922
Taxonomic Notes: Grotella vagans Barnes & Benjamin, 1922 is treated as a full species following in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), however, it is treated as a synonym of 11219 Grotella stretchi Barnes & Benjamin, 1922 by R.W. Poole (website) which seems supported by DNA evidence.
  • 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 vagans
23mm - f. - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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