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933643.0011047.1Parabagrotis formalis (Grote, 1874)

John Davis
Similar Species:
  • Parabagrotis formalis has a black thoracic collar not found in Parabagrotis insularis [11047.2]. Both species have a multitude of forms.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Agrotis formalis Grote, 1874
Agrotis binominalis Smith, 1888
Triphaena faculoides Strand, 1916
Agrotis morrisonistigma Grote, 1876
Agrotis observabilis Grote, 1875
Taxonomic Notes: Parabagrotis formalis: Elevated from synonymy of 11047 - Parabagrotis exertistigma. Formerly placed in the genus Rhynchagrotis.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 196; pl. 5.33-36. order
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
Parabagrotis formalis
John Davis
Parabagrotis formalis
John Davis
Parabagrotis formalis
Gary McDonald - DNA
Parabagrotis formalis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis formalis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis formalis
LG – Jim Troubridge
Parabagrotis formalis
34mm – Jim Vargo

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