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93295910447.1Leucania dorsalis Walker, 1856
  • Leucania dorsalis Walker, 1856 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from Florida in Dickel (1991), Trop. Lepid., 2(1): 57. This is common species overlooked due to its similarity to 10457 Leucania infatuans Franclemont, 1972
  • Adams, M.S., 2001. A revision of the moth genus Leucania Ochsenheimer in the Antilles (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum, 70(3): 197; figs. 2B, 7C-D, 14B.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of noctuid moths from Florida (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 53-58.
  • Walker, F., 1856. Noctuidae. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 9: 98.

Leucania dorsalis
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