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931973 – 9307.1   Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866
             Pullback Moth
Distribution Data for Euscirrhopterus poeyi
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Distribution: Florida.
Type locality: Cuba.
Similar Species:
  • Euthisanotia argentata Druce, 1894, raised from synonymy of E. poeyi to full species status in Troubridge (2020), is extralimital to the US and Canada.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866
Heteranda disparilis Herrich-Schäffer, 1866
Taxonomic Notes: Euscirrhopterus poeyi: Reported from Florida.
  • 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 ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the 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.
Euscirrhopterus poeyi
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Euscirrhopterus poeyi
- 34mm – © Tom Dimock
Euscirrhopterus poeyi
- 38mm – © Tom Dimock

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