Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Oligia

Chytonix divesta - Oligia divesta Obtuse Apamea - Oligia obtusa Oligia modica – Black-banded Brocade Moth  - Oligia modica Bridgham's Brocade Moth – Oligia bridghamii - Oligia bridghamii Bridgham's Brocade Moth - Oligia bridghamii Noctuidae ? - Oligia modica Tawny Marbled Minor #4 - Oligia latruncula Marbled Minor Moth in Nova Scotia - Oligia strigilis
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Oligia
Other Common Names
several species have "Brocade" in their common name
20 species in North America (
10 species in eastern Canada (CBIF)
11 species in western Canada (CBIF)
represented coast to coast in North America
several species are holarctic, and a number of Oligia species are palearctic (occuring in Eurasia only)
formerly placed in subfamily Amphipyrinae
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 10 species occurring in eastern Canada (CBIF)
pinned adult images of all 11 species occurring in western Canada (CBIF)