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933575 – 10947   Xestia oblata (Morrison, 1875)
             Rosy Dart

Ian Maton
Distribution: Type locality: Anticosti Island, Quebec.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Agrotis oblata Morrison, 1875
Agrotis hilliana Harvey, 1878
Triphaena streckeri Barnes & Benjamin, 1927
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 117; pl. 2.42-43. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 18: 116.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 58.20f; p. 315. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Xestia oblata
John Davis
Xestia oblata
Libby & Rick Avis - DNA
Xestia oblata
Gary Anweiler
Xestia oblata
LG – Jim Troubridge
Xestia oblata
33mm – Jim Vargo

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