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932815 – 9831   Escaria clauda Grote, 1883

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Distribution: Type locality (clauda): Arizona.
Type locality (E. c. pallens): "Angeles Bay, Lower California" [Bahia de Los Angeles, Mexico].
Similar Species:
  • Escaria homogena has an st. line with a "W' mark on veins 3 and 4 which is lacking in clauda. Also separated by range.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Escaria clauda Grote, 1883
Escaria pallens Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barnes, W. & F.H. Benjamin, 1923. Noctuidae (Moths) - A new subspecies of Escaria clauda Grote. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 12: 423-424.
  • Grote, A.R., 1883. Some new Noctuidae and notes. Papilio, 2(9,10): 186.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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