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930891 – 8618   Drasteria graphica Hübner, 1818
             Graphic Moth

© Lyn Atherton
Distribution: MA to FL - Forbes (1954).
Field Marks:
Forbes (1954), p. 366.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Drasteria graphica Hübner, 1818
Euclidia capiticola Walker, 1858
Syneda faceta Edwards, 1881
Syneda media Morrison, 1875
Drasteria atlantica Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Forbes, W.T.M., 1954. Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States, Part III. Noctuidae. Cornell University Agriculture Experimental Station Memoirs, 329: 1-433.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hübner, J., 1819-1823 [imprint "1823"]. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge [sic], bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen, 1818: 8; figs. 11, 12.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Drasteria graphica
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Drasteria graphica
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Drasteria graphica
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Drasteria graphica
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Drasteria graphica
28mm – © Jim Vargo

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