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Noctuites caucasicus Kozlov 1988 (moth)

Insecta - Lepidoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 279757

Full reference: M. V. Kozlov. 1988. Paleontologiya cheshukerylykh i voprosy filogenii otrayada Papilionida. Melovoy Biotsenoticheskiy Krizis i Evolyutsiya Nasekomykh 16-69

Belongs to Noctuites according to M. V. Kozlov 1988

Sister taxa: Noctuites deperditus, Noctuites effosa, Noctuites gersdorfi, Noctuites haidingeri, Noctuites incertissima, Noctuites kaspievi, Noctuites kozhantshikovi, Noctuites kusnezovi, Noctuites maximus, Noctuites miocenicus, Noctuites radobojana, Noctuites stavropolicus

Type specimen: PIN 254/175, a forewing. Its type locality is Vishnevaya Balka creek, outcrop 4, Stavropol (PIN collection 254), which is in a Miocene lacustrine shale in the Russian Federation.

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Average measurements (in mm): forewing length 16.0