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931223 – 8949   Syngrapha ignea (Grote, 1863)
             Mountain Beauty Moth

Mike McIvor
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Plusia ignea Grote, 1863
Phalaena hochenwarthi of authors not Hochenwarth, 1785
Caloplusia simulans McDunnough, 1944
  • 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. & R. W. Poole, 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p. 113; pl. 3.28-30. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.4f; p. 279. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Syngrapha ignea
Dickie L. Bird
Syngrapha ignea
30mm – Jim Vargo
Syngrapha ignea
32mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Syngrapha ignea
Canadian National Collection LG

Syngrapha ignea
Canadian National Collection LG

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