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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.382.1.1

A new species of Schinia Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae) from Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana

ED KNUDSON, CHARLES BORDELON, MICHAEL G. POGUE

Abstract


Schinia varix, new species, is described, illustrated, and compared to similar species. Male and female adults and genitalia are figured. Comparative adults of S. siren (Strecker), S. roseitincta (Harvey), and S. antonio (Smith) also are figured.

Keywords


Lepidoptera, Schinia varix, Schinia siren, Schinia roseitincta, Schinia antonio, Asteraceae, Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas Nature Conservancy

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References


Hardwick, D.F. (1996) A monograph to the North American Heliothentinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). David F. Hardwick, Ottawa, Ontario, 281 pp.


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