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Erebidae
930960.008726.1Gondysia telma (Sullivan, 2010)
Distribution Data for Gondysia telma
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Distribution: NC south to FL Panhandle and west to TX in swamp forests where there is standing.
Description/
Field Marks:
See ZooKeys, 39: 93
Genitalia: See ZooKeys, 39: 85-97.
Similar Species:
  • 8726 Gondysia smithii cannot be separated without DNA or dissection.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Neadysgonia telma Sullivan, 2010
Taxonomic Notes: Gondysia telma (Sullivan, 2010), n. sp., ZooKeys, 39: 93, was, formerly placed in the genus Neadysgonia, ZooKeys, 149: 103-106 ZooKeys, 149: 103-106.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Sullivan, J.B. & A. Legrain, 2011. Gondysia preceded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from southeastern United States. ZooKeys, 149: 103-106.
  • Sullivan, J.B., 2010. A new genus and species for Dysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae) from Southeastern United States. ZooKeys, 39: 85-97.
Gondysia telma
36mm - LG – Canadian Nat'l. Coll.
Gondysia telma
LG – Jim Troubridge

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