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933142 – 10290   "Orthodes" obscura (Smith, 1888)

Ian Maton
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Synonymy: Mamestra obscura Smith, 1888
Taxonomic Notes: "Orthodes" obscura: Formerly placed in the genus Polia. Generic placement is provisional in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 591
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