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932933.0010436Mythimna oxygala (Grote, 1881) – Lesser Wainscot Moth

Libby & Rick Avis
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Synonymy: Heliophila oxygala Grote, 1881
Leucania minorata Smith, 1894
Mythimna pallens of authors not Linnaeus, 1758
Leucania rubripallens Smith, 1902
Leucania luteopallens Smith, 1902
Taxonomic Notes: Mythimna oxygala: Formerly placed in the genus Aletia.
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. 55.42m; p. 304. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Mythimna oxygala
Nolie Schneider
Mythimna oxygala
Dick Wilson - DNA
Mythimna oxygala
John Davis
Mythimna oxygala
John Davis
Mythimna oxygala
30mm – Jim Vargo
Mythimna oxygala
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Mythimna oxygala
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Mythimna oxygala
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Mythimna oxygala
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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