Distribution: Canada to Bolivia; Jamaica; south-western Europe.
Type locality: 'England' (probably USA).
Synonyms: Leucania extranea Guenee 1852;
Leucania antica Walker 1856.
Source of record: M.J.C.B. collection; listed by Gowdey (1926)
Method of identification: my specimens kindly identified
by Bernard Lalanne-Cassou, Paris. Genitalia illustrated by Franclemont (1951)
pl. 10, figs. 10, 11 and 12; pl. 11, fig. 13; pl. 16, figs. 33 & 34.
Notes: this group of species is revised by Franclemont (1951).
The name unipuncta was previously applied to eight or nine
species worldwide. The similar species Ps. sequax also occurs in
| BACK TO SPECIES LIST |