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930624 – 8543   Eudocima apta (Walker, 1858)

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Distribution: Suggested by Heppner as a species straying into, but not breeding in, Florida.
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Synonymy: Ophideres apta Walker, 1858
Ophideres chalcogramma Walker, 1865
Noctua hybrida Fabricius, 1775
Phalaena materna of authors not Linnaeus, 1767
Taxonomic Notes: Eudocima apta: Eudocima materna (Linnaeus, 1867) is considered to be an Old World species and is replaced in the New World by Eudocima apta (Walker, [1858]).
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Eudocima apta
Todd Gilligan
Eudocima apta
Todd Gilligan
Eudocima apta
Todd Gilligan

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