Scea curvilimesJames S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionThis name was based on two specimens from northern Peru, which may represent separate taxa. Miller (2009) hypothesized that similar specimens from southwestern Ecuador represent a Pacific slope counterpart to the eastern Ecuadorian cloud forest species Scea cleonica.
CharacteristicsAccording to Miller's (2009) hypothesis of species circumscriptions in this complex, Scea curvilimes is virtually identical to the eastern Ecuadorean Scea cleonica, but occurs on the western slopes of the Andes.
Miller, JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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