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930959.008726Gondysia smithii – Smith's Darkwing Moth – (Guenée, 1852)

© Jerry Armstrong
Distribution: NC to GA and west to TX and then northward in the Mississippi Valley to MS in open savanna and mesic woodland habitats.
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 39: 91.
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 39: 85-97.
Similar Species: 8726.1 Gondysia telma cannot be separated without DNA or dissection.
Taxonomic Notes: Gondysia smithii was formerly placed in the genera Dysgonia and Neadysgonia, ZooKeys, 149: 103-106.
Gondysia smithii
© Jason Roberts
Gondysia smithii
37mm – © Jim Vargo

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