Distribution: tropical and subtropical America.
Type locality: 'America'.
Synonyms: Phalaena Noctua hieroglyphica Cramer 1777;
Diphthera elegans Hubner 1809;
Noropsis fastuosa Guenee 1852.
Source of record: listed by Gowdey (1926) p. 68 (as 'Euglyphia hieroglyphica').
Method of identification: illustrated in colour by Kimball (1965)
pl. 5, fig. 8 (as 'Noropsis hieroglyphica').
Notes: an extremely widespread and common species throughout the Americas.
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