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Noctuidae
932225.009675Elaphria fuscimacula – (Grote, 1881)

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Complex range from FL and NC to TX, ZooKeys, 788: 248
Type locality: Tallahassee, Florida.
Similar Species:
  • In southern Texas, 9675.1 Elaphria hypophaea has forewing orbicular and reniform spots obscure and not filled with dark scales as in 9675 E. fusimacula, Jim Troubridge (pers. comm., 21/11/2018)
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Elaphria fuscimacula (Grote, 1881) is a complex of three species, ZooKeys, 788: 248.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Elaphria fuscimacula
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Robert Zimlich
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LG – Jim Troubridge
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