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59a0002 – 1134   Oegoconia novimundi (Busck, 1915)
             Four-spotted Yellowneck

David Reed
Distribution: Type locality: Roxborough, PA.
Similar Species:
  • 1134.01 Oegoconia deauratella cannot be separated from D. novimundi without dissection or DNA testing. Zootaxa. 3749(1): 25
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Symmoca novimundi Busck, 1915
Taxonomic Notes: Oegoconia novimundi (Busck, 1915) is raised from synonymy with Oegoconia quadripuncta (Haworth, 1828), a European species not found in North America, to full species status, Landry, et al. (2013), Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1915. Descriptions of new North American microlepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 17(2): 84.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Landry, J.-F., V. Nazari, J.R. Dewaard, M. Mutanen, C. Lopez-Vaamonde, P. Huemer, P.D.N. Hebert, 2013. Shared but overlooked: 30 species of Holarctic Microlepidoptera revealed by DNA barcodes and morphology. Zootaxa, 3749(1): 1-93.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 4.20f; p. 60. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
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John Davis
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John Davis
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Cindy Mead
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Eric LaGasa & WSDA
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CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
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LG – J-F Landry (CNC)
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13mm – Jim Vargo

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