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930700.1 – 8467.1   Hemeroplanis floccalis (Zeller, 1872)
Distribution Data for Hemeroplanis floccalis
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Distribution: FL and TX to Central America and the Carribean.
Type locality: Texas.
Field Marks:
FW length 1012 mm.
Similar Species:
  • 8467 Hemeroplanis scopulepes is larger and best separated by genitalia or DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Coptocnemia floccalis Zeller, 1872
Taxonomic Notes: Hemeroplanis floccalis (Zeller, 1872) is raised from synonymy of 8467 Hemeroplanis scopulepes (Haworth, 1809) in Troubridge (2020), Insecta Mundi, 0789: 16.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAB1106 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Troubridge, J.T., 2020. A new genus and 37 new noctuoid species from peninsular Florida and the Keys (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Insecta Mundi, 0789: 1-56.
Hemeroplanis floccalis
- LG – Jim Troubridge

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