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932029.1 – 9068.1   Diastema chuza (Druce, in: Godman & Salvin, 1898)

David Barker
Distribution: Southern Texas.
Holotype: "Mexico, Cuernavaca in Morelos".
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Synonymy: Pseudina chuza Druce, in: Godman & Salvin, 1898
Taxonomic Notes: Diastema chuza (Druce, 1898), formerly in the genus Eustrotia, is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, Starr County Texas, ZooKeys, 788: 248.
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  • Druce, 1896. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 2: 494; pl. 95, fig. 13.
  • Schmidt, B.C., J.D. Lafontaine & J.T. Troubridge, 2018. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico IV. ZooKeys, 788: 241-252.
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