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932607 – 9950   Chaetaglaea sericea (Morrison, 1875)
             Silky Sallow

Ken Childs
Distribution: Type locality: Boston, MA.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Glaea sericea Morrison, 1875
Glaea venustula Grote, 1875
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Grote, A.R., 1875. On three new species of Noctuidae. The Canadian Entomologist, 8(5): 84.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 151.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
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