Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar

TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#40124
Monoleuca erectifascia - male

Monoleuca erectifascia - Male
Blue Spring St Park, Florida, USA
June 24, 1984
Hodges #4689

cool
Is there a reliable field mark or anything to differentiate this species from M. semifasciata?

 
My specimens were all determi
My specimens were all determined for me. But even back then I was told the whole genus is questionable as to which are valid species. When you view a large series of each, what I tend to see is a fatter white line on erectifascia than the others. Plus the base color of the wings seem a light to average brown in semifasciata, and a very rich chocolate brown in erectifascia.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.