Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Drasteria howlandi


Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
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Taxonomy Notes: Previously listed as Drasteria howlandi tejonica, but Drasteria tejonica is a junior synonym of D. howlandi, according to: Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
Alternate Scientific Names:
Drasteria howlandi tejonica

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