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931105.3 – 8968.2   Marathyssa furcata (Walker, 1865)
             Florida Eutelia

Charles W. Melton
Distribution: USA: TX to AZ.
Similar Species:
  • Marathyssa pyrastis (Hampson, 1905) is fould in FL.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Penicillaria furcata Walker, 1865
Eutelia distracta Walker, 1865
Eutelia nattereri Felder & Rogenhofer, 1898
Eutelia pertanda Dyar, 1925
Eutelia piratica Schaus, 1940
Taxonomic Notes: Marathyssa furcata (Walker, 1865), new combination following Zahiri et al. (2023), was formerly in the genus Eutelia.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Zahiri, R., J.D. Holloway, J. Rota, B. C. Schmidt, M.J. Pellinen, I. Kitching J., S.E. Miller & N. Wahlberg, 2023. Evolutionary history of Euteliidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea). Systematic Entomology , 48(3): 445-462.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Marathyssa furcata
Arlene Ripley
Marathyssa furcata
[01-SRNP-12717] – Janzen & Hallwachs
Marathyssa furcata
Jeff Smith
Marathyssa furcata
30mm - LG – Jim Vargo

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