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932233 – 9681   Elaphria festivoides (Guenée, 1852)
             Festive Midget

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Synonymy: Celaena festivoides Guenée, 1852
Elaphria albovariegata Strand, 1915
Hadena cephalica Grote, 1891
Erastria varia Walker, 1858
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Pogue, M.G. & Bolling, 2003. Re-evaluation of the Elaphria festivoides (Guenée) species complex (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 105(2): 331-347.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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Elaphria festivoides
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