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931973.009307.1Euscirrhopterus poeyi Grote, 1866 – Pullback Moth
Distribution Data for Euscirrhopterus poeyi
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Distribution: Florida.
Type Locality: Cuba.
Similar Species:
  • Euthisanotia argentata Druce, 1894, raised from synonymy of E. poeyi to full species status in Troubridge (2020), is extralimital to the US and Canada.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Euscirrhopterus poeyi: Reported from Florida.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Robert W. Poole's species page and map at
  • 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.
Euscirrhopterus poeyi
LG – Jim Troubridge
Euscirrhopterus poeyi
- 34mm – Tom Dimock
Euscirrhopterus poeyi
- 38mm – Tom Dimock

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