Noctuidae - Agaristinae - Gerra




Gerra Walker

Gerra Walker, [1865] 1864, List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum, 31:141.

Fenaria Grote, 1882, Papilio, 2:132.

Letaba Dyar, 1912, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 42: 71.    NEW SYNONOMY

1. Male antennae pectinate.

2. Tuft of yellow or yellow-white scales under the base of the forewing.

3. Hindwing pattern yellow-orange with a darker border.

4. Lateral apodemes present on eighth abdominal sternum.

5. Eighth abdominal tergum rectangular.

6. Basal portions of the transtilla heavily developed and denticulate.


Included Species

Gerra radicalis

Gerra sevorsa