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931007 – 8681   Matigramma obscurior Franclemont & Todd, 1983

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Genitalia: See Franclemont (1986).
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Synonymy: Matigramma obscurior Franclemont & Todd, 1983
Taxonomic Notes: Matigramma obscurior Franclemont & Todd, 1983, listed as "obscurior Strand, n. stat." by Franclemont & Todd in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), was originally described as an "aberration" of Matigramma laena Grote, 1882, a current synonym of 8680 Matigramma rubrosuffusa Grote, 1882.
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  • Franclemont, J.G & E.L. Todd, 1983. In: Hodges, R. W. et al., Check List of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico including Greenland. - E. W. Classey Ltd. and the Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 67-76, 78-85. free PDF
  • Franclemont, J.G., 1986. New Species and New Genera of Noctuids from Arizona, Texas, and Mexico: The Genera Matigramma and Acritogramma (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 59(1): 144; figs. 1, 12.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Strand, E., 1916. Neue Aberrationen der Noctuiden-Subfamilien Hadeninae, Erastriinae, Catocalinae, Moiminae und Phytometrinae. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. Abteilung A., 82(2): 46.
Matigramma obscurior
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Matigramma obscurior
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