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Noctuidae
931252.009069Amyna bullula (Grote, 1873) – Hook-tipped Amyna

© Maury Heiman
Similar Species:
  • Very similar in appearance to Amyna stricta - 9070. Forbes (1954) describes A. bullula's forewing as sharply bent at the middle of the outer margin and concave above. A. axis has forewings with even outer margins.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Pteraetholix bullula Grote, 1873
Amyna concolorata Barnes & Benjamin, 1924
Mesostrosta imprimata Möschler, 1890
Amyna mexicana Strand, 1917
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Forbes, W.T. 1954. Lepidoptera of New York and Neighbouring States, Noctuidae, Part III. Cornell University Press.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.11f; p. 280. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Data compiled and contributed by Christi Jaeger, MEM from references cited.

Amyna bullula
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Amyna bullula
© Carol Wolf
Amyna bullula
© Carol Wolfe
Amyna bullula
21mm – © Jim Vargo

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