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931253.5 – 8562   Concana mundissima Walker, [1858]

© Carol Wolf
Distribution: USA: Florida.
Type locality: Dominican Republic.
Similar Species:
  • Concana mundissima of authors; not Walker, [1858] is found in southern TX.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Concana mundissima Walker, [1858]
Hecatera hoshea Druce, 1889
Concana mundula Dognin, 1912
Thelidora splendens Möschler, 1880
Taxonomic Notes: Concana mundissima Walker, [1858]: the genus Concana is placed in the subfamily Bagisarinae by Keegan et al. (2021) following suggested placement in Zahiri et al. (2013).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAD0868 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Dognin, P., 1912. Hétérocères nouveaux de l'Amérique du Sud, 4: 7. (mundula)
  • Druce, H., 1881-1900. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 1: 291; pl. 27, fig. 22. (hoshea)
  • Möschler, 1880. Beiträge zur Schmetterliügs-Faima von Surinam. III. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 30: 392; pl. 9, fig. 46. (splendens)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walker, F., 1857. Noctuidae. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, London, 12: 940. (mundissima)
  • Zahiri, R., J.D. Lafontaine, J.D. Holloway, I.J. Kitching, B.C. Schmidt, L. Kaila, N. Wahlberg, 2013. Major lineages of Nolidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) elucidated by molecular phylogenetics. Cladistics. website
Concana mundissima
© Carol Wolf
Concana mundissima
27mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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