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931767.0010036Catabenoides vitrina (Walker, 1857)

Cayman Islands - Gary J. Goss
Distribution: Type locality: Dominican Republic.
Similar Species:
  • There is an undescribed species from FL in which the females lack a black streak from base of forewing to apex, ZooKeys, 527: 139.
  • 10037 Catabenoides terminellus is found in Texas and states west and into Mexico.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Catabenoides vitrina (Walker, 1857) includes as a synonym 10038 Catabenoides divisa, ZooKeys, 527: 139. This Caribbean species found in Florida was formerly placed in the genus Catabena.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2015. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III. ZooKeys, 527: 127-147.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Catabenoides vitrina
LG – Jim Troubridge
Catabenoides vitrina
LG – Jim Troubridge
Catabenoides vitrina
- 22mm – Jim Vargo
Catabenoides vitrina
- 22mm – Jim Vargo

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