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Noctuidae
932615.109956.1Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, 1809) – Lunar Underwing

Timothy Calkins
Distribution: MD and VA in the Washington D.C. area
Genitalia: See Moth Dissection UK
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Noctua lunosa Haworth, 1809
Orthosia subjecta Duponchel, 1836
Taxonomic Notes: Omphaloscelis lunosa (Haworth, [1809]), introduced from Europe, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, ZooKeys, 788: 249.
References
  • 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., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Moth Dissection UK
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Timothy Calkins
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Timothy Calkins
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Timothy Calkins
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Timothy Calkins
Omphaloscelis lunosa
Timothy Calkins

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