Leucania humidicola

Distribution: South and Central America; Antilles.
Type locality: French Guyana.
Synonyms: Leucania extenuata Guenee 1852; Leucania tayaudi Guenee 1852; Leucania dorsalis Walker 1856.
Source of record: listed by Gowdey (1926) p. 62 (as 'Cirphis humidicola').
Method of identification: illustrated in black and white by Hampson (1905a) p. 93, fig. 9. My specimens from elsewhere in the West Indies kindly identified by Bernard Lalanne-Cassou, Paris, who has also identified some of my Jamaican specimens as Leucania dorsalis but does not regard this as a synonym of L. humidicola.
Notes: this complex genus is in the process of extensive revision for the West Indies by Dr. Morton S. Adams (in press) (John Rawlins pers. comm., 2001).