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Species Diastema leo - Hodges#9067.1

Diastema tigris - Diastema leo
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Condicinae
Tribe Leuconyctini
Genus Diastema
Species leo (Diastema leo - Hodges#9067.1)
Hodges Number
9067.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diastema leo Troubridge, 2020 (1)
Remarks
Troubridge (2020) could not find any consistent external morphological differences between Diastema leo and D. tigris. However, the two are separable by range; in the US, leo is known from FL and GA and tigris only from TX.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A new genus and 37 new noctuoid species from peninsular Florida and the Keys
Troubridge, J.T. 2020. Insecta Mundi (0789): 1-56.