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Noctuidae
932942 – 10443   Leucania februalis (Hill, 1924)
Distribution Data for Leucania februalis
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Distribution: Type locality: San Diego, CA.
Genitalia: See Nearctica.com.
Similar Species:
  • Leucania dorsalis has HW fuscous - Adams (2001).
  • Leucania elephas has FW with "darker, more contrasting white and brown scales on the cubital vein" than in dorsalis - Troubridge (2020).
  • Leucania februalis is found in CA.
  • Leucania infatuans has FW with yellow tint and HW with white ground color - Adams (2001).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cirphis februalis Hill, 1924
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole (Nearctica.com) - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Leucania februalis
CDFA
Leucania februalis
37mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.

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