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91a1122 – 6712   Parilexia proditata (Walker, 1861)

Rayner Nez
Distribution: Ferguson saw specimens from every month except March and June, but only from Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties (Key Largo, mainly). It is likely that mapping records from central and northern Florida represent misidentifications.
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Synonymy: Ephyra proditata Walker, 1861
Taxonomic Notes: Parilexia proditata: Formerly placed in the genus Thysanopyga. Ferguson 2009, Trop. Lepid. Res. 19(1): 35-51.
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Parilexia proditata
Rayner Nez
Parilexia proditata
22mm – McGuire Center Collection

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