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Noctuidae
932699.009419Platypolia mactata (Guenée, 1852) – Adorable Brocade Moth

© Stephen Gingold
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Synonymy: Apamea mactata Guenée, 1852
Hadena allecto Smith, 1899
Taxonomic Notes: Platypolia mactata (Guenée, 1852) was formerly placed in the genus Oligia. Generic placement is tentative, ZooKeys, 40: 153.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 53.24m; p. 296. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Platypolia mactata
© John Davis
Platypolia mactata
© Janice Stiefel
Platypolia mactata
© Jason Dombroskie
Platypolia mactata
© Gary Anweiler
Platypolia mactata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Platypolia mactata
34mm – © Jim Vargo
Platypolia mactata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Platypolia mactata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Platypolia mactata
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Platypolia mactata
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Platypolia mactata
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Platypolia mactata
© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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