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931390 – 9130   Spragueia obatra (Morrison, 1875)

Bob Barber
Distribution: Type locality: Louisiana.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tarache obatra Morrison, 1875
Spragueia plumbifimbriata Grote, 1877
Agrophila velata Strecker, 1898
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 18: 124.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Spragueia obatra
Charles Melton
Spragueia obatra
Arlene Ripley
Spragueia obatra
Ed Ruden
Spragueia obatra
Patrick Coin
Spragueia obatra
17mm – Jim Vargo

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