Distribution: Southern USA; Central America; northern South America; Cuba;
Hispaniola; Jamaica; Puerto Rico.
Type locality: Jamaica.
Synonyms: Pareuchaetes affinis Grote 1866;
Pareuchaetes cadaverosa Grote 1866;
Pareuchaetes cadavessa Druce 1884; Cycnia insulata; Euchaetes insulatus
1897; Pareuchaetes arravaca Jordan 1916 (incorrect synonymy).
Source of record: I.O.J. collection. M.J.C.B. collection.
Method of identification: illustrated in black and white by Kimball (1965) pl. 9,
fig. 24 (as 'Cycnia insulata') and by Cock and Holloway (1982) fig. 1 (male genitalia).
Notes: the paper by Cock and Holloway (1982) corrects the taxonomic
confusion of this species with related species (not found in Jamaica)
which can only be separated by genitalial dissection.
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