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931160.6 – 8556.1   Litoprosopus hatuey (Poey, 1832)
Distribution Data for Litoprosopus hatuey
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Synonymy: Noctua hatuey Poey, 1832
Litoprosopus haitiensis of authors not Hampson, 1926
Taxonomic Notes: Litoprosopus hatuey: Reported in Florida by Dickel (1991) and Heppner (2003). Includes as a synonym Litoprosopus haitiensis of authors; not Hampson, 1926. [8556.1] The genus Litoprosopus, formerly in the family Erebidae, is placed in the subfamily Dyopsinae within the family Noctuidae, revised status in Zahiri et al. (2013), (Lafontaine & Schmidt 2015).
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Poey, F., 1832. Centurie de lepidopteres de l'ile de Cuba, contenant la description et les figures coloriees de cent especes de papillons nouveaux ou peu connus, representes d'apres nature, souvent avec la chenille, la chrysalide, et plusieurs details microscopiques, p. 19; fig 6.
  • Zahiri R, D. Lafontaine, C.Schmidt, J.D. Holloway, I.J. Kitching, M. Mutanen, N. Wahlberg, 2013. Relationships among the basal lineages of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) based on eight gene regions. Zoologica Scripta, 42(5): 488-507.
Litoprosopus hatuey
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