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Noctuidae
931326.009101Ponometia tortricina (Zeller, 1872)

Mark Brown
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Synonymy: Agrophila tortricina Zeller, 1872
Fruva deleta Edwards, 1884
Fruva modesta Edwards, 1884
Fruva obsoleta Grote, 1877
Taxonomic Notes: Ponometia tortricina: Formerly placed in the genus Tarachidia, ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.19m, 50.20m; p. 280. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com (obsolete) - access at archive.org (select a blue circled date from linked calendar).
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Ponometia tortricina
17mm – Jim Vargo

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