Leucania inermis (Forbes)

Cirphis inermis Forbes 1936 (Type)

Diagnosis: Forewing gray. Expanse about 35 mm. from wing tip to wing tip. Reniform present as a vague, pale spot with a distinct dark discal dot. Orbicular absent. Postmedial and antemedial lines present, although irregular and not prominent. Hindwing heavily suffused with gray-brown. Male prothoracic tibia without a large, massive tuft of hair.

Distribution: A species of the northeast and midatlantic states from Nova Scotia in the north to South Carolina in the south. The species is known from as far west as western Pennsylvania and western North Carolina.

Identification Quality: Excellent

Leucania inermis

Similar Species: The four species of this species complex cannot be identified with certainty except by dissecting the male genitalia.

Leucania pseudargyria

Leucania ursula

Leucania calidior


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