St-Bartholomew, Petite-Anse, 12-IV-83

Neogalea sunia (Guenée, 1852)

Noctuidae Cuculliinae


Synonyms

Neogalea esula (Druce)
Neogalea braziliensis Hampson

Biology and distribution

Larva on Lantana (Verbenaceae).

Fairly common in Guadeloupe, in xerophilic zone. Martinique (Montagne du Vauclin, le Morne Vert).
Les Saintes: Terre de Bas, St-Martin, St-Bartholomew.

St-Kitts, Montserrat, Dominica, Grenada.
Greater Antilles: Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands (type specimen of N. sunia).

From southern United States to Argentina.

Legend


Male genitalia (JPG 31 Ko).
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