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Noctuidae
932826.0010223Anarta trifolii (Hufnagel, 1766) – Nutmeg Moth

© David Reed
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Synonymy: • Phalaena trifolii Hufnagel, 1766
• Mamestra canescens Moore, 1878
• Noctua chenopodii [Denis & Schiffermόller], 1775
• Scotogramma cinnamomina Rothschild, 1913
• Orthosia farkasii Treitschke, 1835
• Scotogramma fructicosae Dumont, 1925
• Apamea glaucovaria Walker, 1860
• Discestra gredosi Laever, 1977
• Noctua infraina Haworth, 1809
• Apamea inquieta Walker, 1857
• Hadena intermissa Walker, 1857
• Mamestra major Speyer, 1875
• Phalaena saucia Esper, 1790
• Cardepia taylori Rothschild, 1921
• Noctua verna Esper, 1787
• Scotogramma zermattensis Draudt, 1934
• Hadena albifusa Walker, 1857
Taxonomic Notes: Anarta trifolii: Formerly placed in the genus Discestra, n. comb. in Mustelin (2006), Zootaxa, 1278: 1-47.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 55.18m; p. 302. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
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