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930713.008477.2Mursa phtisialis – (Guenée, 1854)

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
Taxonomic Notes: Mursa phtisialis (various forms) reported from southern Florida and Texas. This species includes as a synonym Mursa subrufa of authors (not Warren, 1889), ZooKeys, 40: 124.
References
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Mursa phtisialis
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Mursa phtisialis
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