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Noctuidae
932953.2010450.01Leucania chejela Schaus, 1921
Distribution Data for Leucania chejela
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Distribution: USA: Florida Keys.
Holotype: Guatemala.
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
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Synonymy: Cirphis chejela Schaus, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Leucania chejela Schaus, 1921, a Caribbean and Central American species now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, was first discovered at Bahia Honda State Park in the Florida Keys by Jim Troubridge in 2013, ZooKeys, 788: 249.
References
  • Adams, M.S., 2001. A revision of the moth genus Leucania Ochsenheimer in the Antilles (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum, 70(3): 194; figs. 2A, 6C-d, 13F.
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  • 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.
Leucania chejela
LG – Jim Troubridge

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