Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caribbeana bichorda (Hampson)
Heterocampa bichorda Hampson, 1901
Explanation of Names
(Hampson, 1901), n. comb., Miller et al. (2021)(1)
, was formerly placed in the genus Rifargia
"Head and thorax grey-white, mixed with black scales; palpi black at sides; patagia with a black line at tips ; metathorax with two black points; tibia and tarsi irrorated with black, the latter with black points; abdomen white, thickly irrorated with fuscous on dorsal surface. Forewing grey-white, thickly irrorated with fuscous ; a double waved subbasal fuscous line from costa to submedian fold, then with oblique streak from its extremity to vein 1; a double antemedial line, sinuous towards costa and inner margin; a double discoidal lunule; a double waved postmedial line, angled outwards below costa and at vein 4, then incurved, and with an oblique black shade beyond it from costa to vein 6; a slightly sinuous subterminal black line, angled outwards to termen at veins 3 and 2. Hindwing white, with some brown irroration on termen and a fuscous mark at tornus." --Hampson, 1901 (See print references below).
USA: Southern tip of Florida (1)
Type locality: Nassau, Bahamas.
Swietenia mahagani, West Indian Mahogany (family Meliaceae)
Hampson, G. 1901. Lepidoptera-Phalaenae of the Bahamas. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology
(7) 7 (39): 251