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Eupseudosoma involutum

Eupseudosoma involutum, the snowy eupseudosoma, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from the southern United States (Florida)[1] to Argentina, as well as on the Antilles.[2]

Snowy eupseudosoma
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Eupseudosoma
Species: E. involutum
Binomial name
Eupseudosoma involutum
(Sepp, [1855])
Synonyms
  • Phalaena involuta Sepp, [1855]
  • Charidea nivea Herrich-Schäffer, [1855]
  • Eupseudosoma niveum Grote, [1866]
  • Eupseudosoma floridum Grote, 1882
  • Euchaetes immaculata Graef, 1887
  • Eupseudosoma ab. flavida Dognin, 1911

The wingspan is about 33 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on Psidium guineense, Eugenia and Eucalyptus species.

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