Distribution: Guatemala to Brazil; Antilles.
Type locality: Surinam.
Synonyms: Prodenia rubrifusa Hampson 1909.
Source of record: listed by Gowdey (1926) p. 63
(as 'Prodenia rubifusa' (sic)); M.J.C.B. collection.
Method of identification: illustrated in black and white by Todd & Poole (1980)
figs. 13 & 14 (adult) and figs. 36 & 48 (genitalia).
Notes: the form from Puerto Rico and Jamaica has a pinkish tinge, as illustrated.
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