Agrotis fasciata


 
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Midway Cutworm
(Agrotis fasciata)

 
syn. Peridroma fasciata

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Midway

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 4,7 cm (wingspan)

extinction date: before 1960 (?)

 
There is nothing known about this owlet moth species, this applies also to the extinction date.

 
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Midway Cutworm (Agrotis fasciata)


Depiction from 'Novitates Zoologicae, by The Hon. Walter Rothschild, Ernst Hartert, and Dr. K. Jordan; Vol 2. 1895. Hazell, Watson & Viney, LD., London and Aylesbury'

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References:

- Elwood C. Zimmerman: Insects of Hawaii; A Manual of the Insects of the Hawaiian Islands, including an Enumeration of the Species and Notes on their Origins, Distribution, Hosts, Parasites, etc.. Vol. 7, Macrolepidoptera. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 1958