Leucania commoides Guenee

Leucania commoides Guenee 1852 (Type)

Diagnosis: A widespread species in North America. Forewing dark tan. A strong white line running from the base of the wing to the discal dot, heavily accented below with black. Discal dot followed by a short, black dash. Veins in outer third of forewing accented with dull white. A black, slanted line on the lower (inner) margin arising from near the base of the wing. Hindwing heavily and completely suffused with dark gray-brown.

Distribution: Leucania commoides has a wide distribution in North America north of Mexico and seems to be completely absent only in the Pacific Coast region of the United States.

Identification Quality: Excellent

Leucania commoides

Similar Species:

Leucania multilinea

Leucania lapidaria

Leucania comma


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