Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cucullia incresa (Smith, 1910)
Cucllia jemezensis Dyar, 1922
Smith (1910) listed the wingspan 37-40 mm.(1)
Smith (1910) original description as Copicucullia incresa
is available online.(1)
Poole mentions two keys distinguishing from C. antipoda.
The male hindwing is either pure white or white with light brown accenting on the veins
The frontal ridge of the head is usually developed into a large, roughly triangular protuberance that is normally much more pronounced than in C. antipoda
California, Nevada, northwestern Arizona; Baja California.(3)(2)
Type specimens from Claremont, California.
Smith, J. 1910. New species of Noctuidae for 1910 Number 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 18:97