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933598 – 10965   Xestia imperita (Hübner, [1831])

© Bob Martin
Distribution: Type locality (saxigena): White Mountains, NH.
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Synonymy: Ogygia imperita Hübner, [1831]
Aplectoides arufa Smith, 1905
Agrotis comparata Möschler, 1862
Euxoa daisetsuzana Matsumura, 1927
Bryophila discitincta Walker, 1856
Agrotis saxigena Morrison, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Xestia imperita: Formerly placed in the genus Anomogyna.
  • 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. 143; pl. 3.48-49. order or free PDF
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 162.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Xestia imperita
© Gary Anweiler
Xestia imperita
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Xestia imperita
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Xestia imperita
35mm – © Jim Vargo
Xestia imperita
43mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Xestia imperita
© Martin Turgeon
Xestia imperita
© Canadian National Collection LG

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