Melipotis fasciolaris




Distribution: tropical and subtropical America.
Type locality: Brazil.
Synonyms: Bolina cunearis Guenee 1852; Bolina fuscaris Guenee 1852; Bolina limitaris Guenee 1852; Bolina illuminans Walker 1858.
Source of record: listed by Gowdey (1926) p. 68 (as 'Gerespa fasciolaris'); M.J.C.B. collection.
Method of identification: illustrated in black and white by Kimball (1965) pl. 17, figs. 5 & 6. Illustrated in black and white by Richards (1939) pl. 1, figs. 23 & 24 (adult) and pl. 6, figs. 9 & 9a.
Notes: this species is sexually dimorphic, as shown.

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