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Erebidae
931085.008583.1Athyrma ganglio Hübner, [1831]

© Gary J. Goss
Distribution: USA: FL.
Type locality: South America.
Similar Species:
  • 8583 Athyrma fakahatchee has an hourglass-shape reniform spot vs. comma-shape of A. ganglio.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Athyrma ganglio Hübner, 1831
Taxonomic Notes: Athyrma ganglio Hübner, [1831] from Florida, previously regarded as an undescribed species and listed as Athyrma ganglio of authors not Hübner, [1831] in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010), is treated as an extension of the known range for true ganglio in Troubridge (2020), Insecta Mundi, 0789: 25.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hübner, J., 1825. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, [3]: 10; pl. [73], figs. 421, 422.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • 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.
Athyrma ganglio
[97-SRNP-4116] Costa Rica – © Janzen & Hallwachs
Athyrma ganglio
35mm – © Jim Vargo

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