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Noctuidae
932949.0010449.1Leucania dia (Grote, 1879)

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Distribution: "NL to YT and south to CA, CO, and AZ" - Pohl et al. (2010)
Type Locality: San Francisco, CA.
Genitalia: See Nearctica.com.
Similar Species:
  • Leucania insueta is separated by DNA barcode and usually has a dark basal line below the white medial vein.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Leucania dia (Grote, 1879), formerly treated as a subspecies of 10449 L. insueta Guenée, 1852 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, is elevated to full species and includes as a synonym Leucania comma of authors not (Linnaeus, 1761) [10448] in Anweiler & Schmidt in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys, 38: 508.
References
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