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91a1120 – 6712.1   Parilexia nicetaria Guenée, [1858]
Distribution Data for Parilexia nicetaria
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Genitalia: See Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(1): figs 23 & 32
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Synonymy: Parilexia nicetaria Guenée, [1858]
Tephrina confiniaria Walker, 1861
Fidonia cyclata Walker, [1863]
Epione liboraria Walker, [1863]
Ephyra lucidiferata Walker, [1863]
Taxonomic Notes: Parilexia nicetaria Guenée, [1858], new comb., was recorded on Key Largo in 1996 by T.S. Dickel, Trop. Lepid. Res., 19(1): 42.
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  • Ferguson, D.C., 2009. A revision of the red-brown caberine geometrids of the southeastern United States.. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, 19(1): 35-51.
Parilexia nicetaria
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