A review of the genus Ogdoconta butler (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae,Condicinae,Condicini) from North America north of Mexico with descriptions of three new species.

Metzler, E.H., Knudson, E.C., Poole, R.W., Lafontaine, J.D., and Pogue, M.G. (2013). "A review of the genus Ogdoconta butler (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae,Condicinae,Condicini) from North America north of Mexico with descriptions of three new species.", ZooKeys, 264(Spec. Issue), pp. 165-191. doi : 10.3897/zookeys.264.4060  Access to full text

Abstract

The species of the genus Ogdoconta Butler, 1891 (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north of Mexico are reviewed, and a description of the genus is given. Ogdoconta satana Metzler, Knudson & Poole, sp. n., is described from New Mexico and Texas, Ogdoconta rufipenna Metzler, Knudson & Poole, sp. n., is described from Arizona, and Ogdoconta fergusoni Metzler & Lafontaine, sp. n., is described from Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana. A key to the species of Ogdoconta of North America north of Mexico is provided. Adult moths and male and female genitalia of Ogdoconta satana, O. rufipenna, O. fergusoni, O. cinereola (Guenée, 1852), O. moreno Barnes, 1907, O. sexta Barnes & McDunnough, 1913, O. altura Barnes, 1904, and O. tacna (Barnes, 1904) are illustrated.

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