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Erebidae
930517.008367Tetanolita palligera – (Smith, 1884)

Alice Abela
Distribution: West of the Rockies
Similar Species:
  • 8367 Tetanolita palligera is a western species.
  • 8367.01 Tetanolita nr. palligera ranges from Mexico north to Utah and east to New England. Not reliably identified without dissection or DNA.
  • 8368 Tetanolita floridana is an eastern species. Antenna of male has node within basal third. Otherwise, may not be reliably separated from R. sobrialis but on average tends to have a more irregular median band, a dark patch at the apex and a more contrasting st. line which continues onto the HW.
  • 8387 Renia sobrialis is an eastern species. Antenna of male has node beyond basal third.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
References
Tetanolita palligera
Arthur MacMillan
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Arthur MacMillan
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Mark Dreiling
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CBIF
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Dave Wikle
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22mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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