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Noctuidae
931442.109281Acronicta fallax – Green Marvel – (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

© Gordon Harrison
Distribution: Type locality: Tennessee.
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Taxonomic Notes: Acronicta fallax (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854), formerly in the genus Agriopodes, n. syn., includes as a synonym 9282 Agriopodes geminata, ZooKeys 421: 125.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (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: 182; pl. A-12, figs. 46-55 (adult); pl. 22, fig. 4 (♂ gen.); pl. 39, fig. 6 (♀ gen.); pl. L-9, figs. 4, 6 (larva) (order).
  • Schmidt, B.C., D.L. Wagner, B.V. Zacharczenko, R. Zahiri, G.G. Anweiler, 2014. Polyphyly of Lichen-cryptic Dagger Moths: synonymy of Agriopodes Hampson and description of a new basal acronictine genus, Chloronycta, gen. n. (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). In: Schmidt BC, Lafontaine JD (Eds) Contributions to the systematics of New World macro-moths V. . ZooKeys, 421: 115-137.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acronicta fallax
© Bob Patterson
Acronicta fallax
© Nolie Schneider
Acronicta fallax
© Mike Quinn
Acronicta fallax
© Carol Wolf
Acronicta fallax
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Acronicta fallax
- 34mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta fallax
- 34mm – © Jim Vargo
Acronicta fallax
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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