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932951 – 10450.1   Leucania inconspicua Herrich-Schäffer, 1868

© Rayner Núñez
Distribution: USA: Long Key, Monroe Co., FL - Dickel (1991).
Type locality: Cuba.
Genitalia: See Adams (2001).
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Synonymy: Leucania inconspicua Herrich-Schäffer, 1868
Taxonomic Notes: Leucania inconspicua Herrich-Schäffer, 1868 is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico from Florida in Dickel (1991), Trop. Lepid., 2(1): 57; fig. 28.
  • 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): 192; figs. 1E, 6A-B, 13E.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of noctuid moths from Florida (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 53-58.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys, 40: 1-239.
Leucania inconspicua
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Leucania inconspicua
31mm - LG – © Jim Vargo

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