Male

Jamaica, Ste-Catherine, Hellshire Hills, 8-VIII-85

Female

Guadeloupe, Le Moule, Anse à la Gourde, 25-VII-84

Ponometia exigua (Fabricius, 1793)

Noctuidae Acontiinae


Synonyms

Ponometia indubitans (Walker)
Ponometia costalis (Walker)
Ponometia dimidiata (Walker)
Ponometia ochricosta Herrich-Schäffer
Ponometia citrina (Druce)
Ponometia magnifica (Neumoegen)

Biology and distribution

Uncommon in Guadeloupe. A xerophilic species.

Dominica.
Jamaica, Cuba (type specimen of P. ochricosta), Hispaniola (type specimens of P. costalis and P. dimidiata), Virgin Islands.

South of the United States (type specimen of P. magnifica), central and south America.

Legend


Male genitalia (JPG 26 Kb).
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