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North American Lepidoptera Genitalia Library
Noctuidae
93296210458Leucania elephas Troubridge, 2020
  • Leucania elephas Troubridge, 2020, n. sp., Insecta Mundi, 0789: 36; Fig. 50, 100, 137, includes as a synonym [10458] Leucania humidicola of authors not Guenée, 1852. "True" L. humidicola is extralimital to the US and Canada.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com (obsolete) (CA population treated as L. humidicola refers to februalis. TX and FL populations refer to elephas.) - access at archive.org (select a blue circled date from linked calendar).
  • Troubridge, J.T., 2020. A new genus and 37 new noctuoid species from peninsular Florida and the Keys (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Insecta Mundi, 0789: 1-56.

Leucania elephas
© James Hayden, FSCA -
Monroe Co., FL (Leucania cf. humidicola)
Leucania elephas
© James Hayden, FSCA -
Monroe Co., FL (Leucania cf.  humidicola)

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