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932950 – 10450   Leucania incognita (Barnes & McDunnough, 1918)

Robert Zimlich
Distribution: USA: FL to TX. Range apparently expanding northward - Adams (2001).
Holotype: Texas.
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cirphis incognita Barnes & McDunnough, 1918
  • Adams, M.S., 2001. A revision of the moth genus Leucania Ochsenheimer in the Antilles (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annals of the Carnegie Museum, 70(3): 211; figs. 3D, 12A-B, 15D.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at The Noctuidae of North America by Robert W. Poole ( - archived page access (go to a year prior to 2020 and select a blue circled date from the calendar).
Leucania incognita
Robert Zimlich
Leucania incognita
Lyn Atherton
Leucania incognita
Bob Patterson
Leucania incognita
Carol Wolf
Leucania incognita
29mm – Jim Vargo

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