Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neotuerta hemicycla (Hampson, 1904)
Tuerta hemicycla Hampson, 1904
Phylogenetic sequence #
is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Hampson (1904) listed the wingspan as 30 mm.
♀ hindwing is yellow with a black band along the outer margin.
♂ hindwing is reddish-brown.
Southern Floida, Cuba, the Bahamas. (2)
Adults are most common from May to July. (4)
Heppner (2003) listed the host plant as unknown. (3)
The earliest collection record appears to be by H.V. Weems, Jr., in Monroe County, Florida in 1966. Todd (1966) (5)
Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of Noctuidae moths from Florida. Tropical Lepidoptera, 2(1): 55; fig. 19. (5)
Hampson, G.F., 1904. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 7(14): 166
Todd, E.L., 1966. Notes and descriptions of some Neo-tropical agaristine moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 120: 10