Noctuidae - Acontiinae





Spragueia perstructana (Walker)

Agrophila perstructana Walker, 1865, List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 33:774.

Emmelia felina Herrich-Schäffer, 1868, Corresp.-Blatt Zool.- Min. Ver. Regensburg, 22:151.

Emmelia trigridula Herrich-Schäffer, 1868, Corresp.-Blatt Zool.-Min. Ver. Regensburg, 22:151.

Agrophila phaenna Druce, 1889, Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 1:303, pl. 28, fig. 8.

Agrophila mata Druce, 1898, Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera, 2:491, pl. 94, fig. 27.

Diagnosis: Wing length from base to apex in one selected individual 7 mm.


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Foodplants: Spragueia perstructana has the following foodplants listed: Lantana camara (Verbenaceae) (HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants, British Museum of Natural History, 2009).



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