Noctuidae - Cuculliinae




Emariannia cucullidea Benjamin

Emariannia cucullidea Benjamin, 1933, Pan Pacific Ent., 9:3.

Diagnosis: This species has elongate, gray brown forewings with small, white reniform and orbicular marks. The presence of lashed eyes, the long cylindrical frontal process, and the absence of a tibial claw should identify it immediately. Wing length from base to apex: mean = 15.65 mm., standard deviation = 0.82 mm., n = 10.

Distribution: This species is known only from western Texas. Adults have been collected in July and September.

Identification Quality: Excellent

Larva: Unknown

Foodplants: Unknown

Emariannia cucullidea

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