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931335 – 9115   Ponometia exigua (Fabricius, 1793)

© J. N. Dell
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Bombyx exigua Fabricius, 1793
Monodes citrina Druce, 1889
Acontia costalis Walker, 1858
Acontia dimidiata Walker, 1865
Nonagria indubitans Walker, 1857
Heliodora magnifica Neumögen, 1891
Ponometia ochricosta Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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).
Ponometia exigua
© Monica Krancevic
Ponometia exigua
© Monica Krancevic
Ponometia exigua
© Maury Heiman
Ponometia exigua
© J.N. Dell
Ponometia exigua
21mm - LG – © Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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