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932961 – 10457   Leucania infatuans Franclemont, 1972
Distribution Data for Leucania infatuans
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Holotype: Oneco, Manatee Co., FL..
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
Similar Species:
  • Leucania dorsalis has HW fuscous - Adams (2001).
  • Leucania elephas has FW with "darker, more contrasting white and brown scales on the cubital vein" than in dorsalis - Troubridge (2020).
  • Leucania februalis is found in CA.
  • Leucania infatuans has FW with yellow tint and HW with white ground color - Adams (2001).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: 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): 214; figs. 3E, 12C-D, 15E.
  • 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 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 infatuans
LG – Jim Troubridge
Leucania infatuans
29mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Leucania infatuans
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