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931111.1 – 8963.1   Paectes lunodes (Guenée, 1852)
Distribution Data for Paectes lunodes
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Distribution: USA: Miami, Dade Co., FL - Dickel (1991).
Similar Species:
  • 8963.3 Paectes hercules.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Ingura lunodes Guenée, 1852
Taxonomic Notes: Paectes lunodes (Guenée, 1852) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico (Miami, Dade Co., FL) in Dickel (1991), Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 55; fig. 18. P. lunodes may be extralimital to the US with reports from Florida possibly referring to 8963.3 Paectes hercules Troubridge, 2020.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of noctuid moths from Florida (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 53-58.
  • 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.
Paectes lunodes
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