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Lacturidae
660003.202404.2Enaemia nalli (Matson & Wagner, 2019)
Distribution Data for Enaemia nalli
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Distribution: Texas, Chihuahuan scrub areas of the western end of the Valley, ZooKeys, 711: 110.
Genitalia: See Matson et al. (2019), ZooKeys, 846: 75116.
Similar Species:
  • 2404.1 Lactura rubritegula Matson, known from Tamualipan communities of the lower eastern Rio Grande Valley, tends to have am. spots smaller and red basal streak shorter but dissection is required.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Lactura nalli Matson & Wagner, 2019
Taxonomic Notes: Enaemia nalli (Matson & Wagner, 2019), n. sp., ZooKeys, 846: 107, n. comb. in Heppner (2019), was formerly in the genus Lactura.
References
  • Heppner, J.B., 2019. Reassessment of Old World Lactura and validity of Enaemia for New World species (Lepidoptera: Zygaenoidea: Lacturidae). Lepidoptera Novae, 11(1-2): 7-14.
  • Matson, T.A., D.L. Wagner, S.E. Miller, 2019. Revision of the North American Lactura (Lepidoptera, Zygaenoidea, Lacturidae). ZooKeys, 846: 75-116.
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