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930017 – 7928   Notodonta torva (Hübner, 1803)
             Northern Finned Prominent

© Chris Adam
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Synonymy: Bombyx torva Hübner, 1803
Peridea musculus Kiriakoff, 1963
Notodonta nigra Wu & Fang, 2003
Notodonta simplaria Graef, 1881
Taxonomic Notes: Notodonta torva: Previously treated as Notodonta simplaria (Graef, 1881), now viewed as a North American form of a Holarctic species.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 88; pl. A-2, figs. 22-25 (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Notodonta torva
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Notodonta torva
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Notodonta torva
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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