Caribojosia youngiJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionA recently discovered monobasic genus occurring in cloud forest on the Sierra de Neiba of Hispaniola. This is the only josiine species occurring outside of Central and South America. Larvae feed on Passiflora sexflora (Rawlins & Miller 2008).
Miller, JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
Rawlins JE & Miller JS. 2008. Dioptine moths of the Caribbean region: description of two new genera with notes on biology and biogeography (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae: Dioptinae). Annals of Carnegie Museum 76: 203-225.
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