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Erebidae
930518.008368Tetanolita floridana – Florida Tetanolita Moth – Smith, 1895

- [T] - Lew Scharpf
Distribution: Eastern US and Canada.
Similar Species:
  • 8367 Tetanolita palligera is a western species.
  • 8367.01 Tetanolita nr. palligera ranges from Mexico north to Utah and east to New England. Not reliably identified without dissection or DNA.
  • 8368 Tetanolita floridana is an eastern species. Antenna of male has node within basal third. Otherwise, may not be reliably separated from R. sobrialis but on average tends to have a more irregular median band, a dark patch at the apex and a more contrasting st. line which continues onto the HW.
  • 8387 Renia sobrialis is an eastern species. Antenna of male has node beyond basal third.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
References
Tetanolita floridana
- [T] - Machele White
Tetanolita floridana
[T] - Machele White
Tetanolita floridana
- [T] - Steve Walter
Tetanolita floridana
- [T] - Carol Wolf
Tetanolita floridana
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetanolita floridana
20mm – Jim Vargo
Tetanolita floridana
20mm – Jim Vargo

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