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Noctuidae
931637.009165Aleptina semiatra (Smith, 1902)

CA - John Abbott
Distribution: Type Locality: Quartzsite, Yuma Co., AZ.
Description/
Field Marks:
See Todd et al. (1984).
Genitalia: See Todd et al. (1984).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acontia semiatra Smith, 1902
Taxonomic Notes: Aleptina semiatra: Formerly placed in the genus Acontia. Placement in the genus Aleptina is provisional, ZooKeys. 40: 138.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Smith, J.B., 1902. New Species of Noctuidae for 1902. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 10: 52.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Todd E.L., A. Blanchard, R.W. Poole, 1984. A revision of the genus Aleptina (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 959.
Aleptina semiatra
CA - John Abbott
Aleptina semiatra
AZ - Randy Hardy
Aleptina semiatra
DNA - LG – (cc) CBG Photog. Grp. (USNM)
Aleptina semiatra
18mm – Jim Vargo

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