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Noctuidae
933536.0010994Cerastis tenebrifera (Walker, 1865) – Reddish Speckled Dart

Marvin & Jo Smith
Distribution: Type Locality: Massachusetts
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Hadena tenebrifera Walker, 1865
Matuta catherina Grote, 1874
Agrotis manifestolabes Morrison, 1875
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 41; pl. 1.17-18. order
  • Morrison, H.K., 1875. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 166.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cerastis tenebrifera
Bob Patterson
Cerastis tenebrifera
Bill Evans
Cerastis tenebrifera
Nolie Schneider
Cerastis tenebrifera
Mark Dreiling - DNA
Cerastis tenebrifera
Larry McDaniel
Cerastis tenebrifera
LG – Jim Troubridge
Cerastis tenebrifera
33mm – Jim Vargo
Cerastis tenebrifera
33mm – Jim Vargo
Cerastis tenebrifera
Canadian National Collection LG

Cerastis tenebrifera
Canadian National Collection LG

Cerastis tenebrifera
Canadian National Collection LG

Cerastis tenebrifera
Canadian National Collection LG

Cerastis tenebrifera
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

Cerastis tenebrifera
John G. Franclemont CUIC LG


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