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933602 – 10936   Xestia tecta (Hübner, [1808])
Distribution Data for Xestia tecta
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Synonymy: Noctua tecta Hübner, [1808]
Noctua ampla Hübner, 1809
Anomogyna nolens Corti & Draudt, 1933
Agrotis tectoides Corti, 1926
Pachnobia roosta Smith, 1903
Taxonomic Notes: Xestia tecta: Formerly placed in the genus Pachnobia.
  • 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. 148; pl. 4.2-4. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Xestia tecta
Xestia tecta
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Xestia tecta
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Xestia tecta
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