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931446.009230Acronicta thoracica (Grote, 1880)

Charles Melton
Distribution: Type locality: Colorado.
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Synonymy: Apatela thoracica Grote, 1880
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 189; pl. A-15, figs. 24-26 (adult); pl. 23, fig. 3 (♂ gen.); pl. 40, fig. 3 (♀ gen.); pl. L-13, figs. 3, 4 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta thoracica
LG – Jim Troubridge
Acronicta thoracica
40mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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