Guadeloupe, Petit-Bourg, Hauteurs Lézarde, 28-IV-86

Motya abseuzalis Walker, 1859

Noctuidae Sarrothripinae


Synonyms

Motya nigroguttata (Grote)
Motya smithii (Möschler)
Motya tumidicosta (Hampson)

Biology and distribution

Very rare in Guadeloupe (6 individuals caught in 5 years).

Grenada (type specimen of M. tumidicosta).
Greater Antilles (Cuba, Puerto-Rico: type specimen of M. smithii).

From Florida (type specimen of M. nigroguttata) to Brazil.

Legend


Male genitalia (JPG 28 Ko).
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