Three New Schinia from the Western United States (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae).

P. A. Opler


Schinia hardwickorum n. sp., S. sanrafaeli n. sp., and S. mcfarlandi n. sp., are described from specimens collected in Colorado, Utah, and Arizona, respectively. Schinia sanrafaeli has also been taken in western New Mexico. The three new species are compared to other taxa in their species groups.


Arizona; Asteraceae; Colorado; distribution; Fabaceae; hostplants; Nearctic; New Mexico; North America; Schinia hardwickorum n. sp.; Schinia mcfarlandi n. sp.; Schinia sanrafaeli n. sp.; systematics; Utah; USA

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