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931477.1 – 9263.1   Acronicta menyanthidis (Esper, [1789])
Distribution Data for Acronicta menyanthidis
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Distribution: Interior Alaska
Type locality: Berlin, Germany.
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Synonymy: Noctua menyanthidis Esper, [1789]
Acronicta fennica de Lattin, 1940
Phalaena Noctua menyanthidis Vieweg, 1790
Acronycta obsoleta Tutt, 1891
Acronycta scotica Tutt, 1888
Acronycta suffusa Tutt, 1891
Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta menyanthidis (Esper, 1789) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Zootaxa, 3571: 1-25.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Ferris, C.D., J.J. Kruse, J.D. Lafontaine, K.W. Philip, B.C. Schmidt, D.S. Sikes, 2012. A Checklist of the Moths of Alaska. Zootaxa, 3571: 1-25.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 225; pl. A-16, figs. 31, 32 (adult); pl. 27, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 43, fig. 1 (♀ gen.) (order).
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