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931406.009189Charadra deridens – The Laugher – (Guenée, 1852)

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Distribution: Type locality: Georgia.
Genitalia: ZooKeys, 39: figs. 27, 33.
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Taxonomic Notes: Charadra deridens (Guenée, 1852) includes as a synonym Charadra ingenua Smith, 1906, ZooKeys, 39: 176.
C. ingenua was number 9189.1 in the Hodges 1983 Checklist. Number 9189.1 is now assigned to Charadra moneta Anweiler & Schmidt, 2010, a species previously misidentified as C. ingenua in most collections.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.44m; p. 281. Book Review and ordering
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2010. American species of Charadra Walker, with a revision of the Charadra pata (Druce) group (Noctuidae, Pantheinae). ZooKeys, 39: 161-181.
  • Schmidt, B.C. & G.G. Anweiler, 2020. Noctuidae (Part) Pantheinae, Raphiinae, Balsinae, Acronictinae. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 25.4: 63; pl. A-4 (adult), figs. 21-29; pl. 13, fig. 2 (♂ gen.); pl. 32, fig. 8 (♀ gen.); pl. L-2, fig. 7 (larva) (order).
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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© Carol Wolf
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LG – © Jim Troubridge
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38mm – © Jim Vargo
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© Charles Lewallen

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