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932961.1 – 10454   Leucania latiuscula Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Distribution Data for Leucania latiuscula
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Distribution: USA: Florida Keys.
Holotype: Cuba.
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
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Synonymy: Leucania latiuscula Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Leucania jaliscana Schaus, 1898
Leucania orizaba Schaus, 1898
Leucania punctifera Möschler, 1880
Leucania tinila Schaus, 1894
Taxonomic Notes: Leucania latiuscula Herrich-Schäffer, 1868, now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico, was first discovered in the National Key Deer Refuge in the Florida Keys by Jim Troubridge, ZooKeys, 788: 249.
10454 Leucania latiuscula of authors; not Herrich-Schäffer, 1868, the taxon listed in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist), is a synonym of 10453.1 Leucania subpunctata - Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), ZooKeys, 40: 157.
  • 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): 200; figs. 2C, 8A-D, 14C.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
  • 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.
Leucania latiuscula
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