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932025 – 9057   Homophoberia apicosa (Haworth, 1809)
             Black Wedge-spot, The Blossom Tip

© Tom Murray
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phytometra apicosa Haworth, 1809
Erastria nigritula Guenée, 1852
Miana undulifera Walker, 1857
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 2: 261.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • 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).
Homophoberia apicosa
© Steve Walter
Homophoberia apicosa
© Gary Phillips
Homophoberia apicosa
© Machele White
Homophoberia apicosa
© Carol Wolf
Homophoberia apicosa
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Homophoberia apicosa
25mm – © Jim Vargo

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