Lyces cruciata described in Josia (Phintia)James S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionLyces cruciata replaces Lyces annulata in Costa Rica and Panama. Larvae have been reared from Passiflora menispermifolia.
CharacteristicsMembers of the clade of Lyces aurimutua, L. annulata, L. cruciata, L. minuta and L. tamara are recognizable by abdominal markings: they share a lateral orange stripe and a dorsal transverse orange band on A1.
Miller JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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