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A new genus and species for Dysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae) from Southeastern United States

Author(s): Bolling Sullivan

Journal: ZooKeys
ISSN 1313-2989

Volume: 39;
Start page: 85;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Taxonomy | Dysgonia | Neadysgonia | Argyrostrotis | United States

Three North American species currently placed in the genus Dysgonia Hubner are moved to Neadysgonia gen. n. A fourth species, N. telma, is described from southeastern United States and a neotype is designated for closely related species N. smithii. The generic placement of the new genus is discussed.

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