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932955 – 10453.1   Leucania subpunctata (Harvey, 1875)
             Forage Armyworm

© Carol Wolf
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
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Synonymy: Heliophila subpunctata Harvey, 1875
Leucania latiuscula of authors not Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Taxonomic Notes: Leucania subpunctata: Includes as a synonym 10454 Leucania latiuscula of authors; not Herrich-Schäffer, 1868. (True L. latiuscula is added to the checklist in 2017.)
  • 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): 185; figs. 1A, 4A-B, 13A.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Leucania subpunctata
© Robin McLeod
Leucania subpunctata
© Carol Wolf
Leucania subpunctata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Leucania subpunctata
35mm – © Jim Vargo

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