Dysschema eurocilia

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Dysschema eurocilia
Dysschema eurocilia 4.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Dysschema
Species: D. eurocilia
Binomial name
Dysschema eurocilia
(Cramer, 1777)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena eurocilia Cramer, 1777
  • Pericopis anadema Druce, 1907
  • Dysschema anadema
  • Chetone aorsa Boisduval, 1870
  • Dysschema aorsa
  • Pericopis bivittata Walker, 1854
  • Dysschema bivittata
  • Pericopis daphne Druce, 1885
  • Dysschema daphne
  • Pericopis disjuncta Walker, 1856
  • Pericopis flavimedia Monte, 1933
  • Dysschema flavimedia
  • Pericopis fulgorata Butler, 1871
  • Dysschema fulgorata
  • Dysschema hypoxantha Hübner, 1818
  • Pericopis leonina Butler, 1872
  • Dysschema leonina
  • Sericaria leptoptera Perty, [1833]
  • Dysschema leptoptera
  • Pericopis molesta Hering, 1925
  • Pericopis nigrivenata Hering, 1925
  • Dysschema nigrivenata
  • Pericopis parviflava Hering, 1926
  • Dysschema parviflava
  • Pericopis postflava Hering, 1926
  • Dysschema postflava
  • Pericopis sibylla Butler, 1873
  • Pericopis unxia Druce, 1910
  • Dysschema unxia
  • Pericopis hodeva Druce, 1910
  • Dysschema hodeva
  • Pericopis heliconissa Strand, 1921
  • Dysschema heliconissa
  • Pericopis lucretia Butler, 1876
  • Dysschema lucretia
  • Pericopis eurocilia f. melaina Hering, 1925
  • Pericopis eurocilia f. obscurata Hering, 1925
  • Pericopis rhea Druce, 1910
  • Dysschema rhea
  • Pericopis irene f. splendidissima Hering, 1925
  • Dysschema irene
  • Pericopis staudingeri Druce, 1910
  • Phalaena zerbina Stoll, 1790
  • Pericopis melini Bryk, 1953
  • Dysschema hypoxantha melini

Dysschema eurocilia is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is a common species throughout tropical America,[1] where it has been recorded from the Antilles, Central America (including Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala) and South America (including Paraguay, Brazil, Surinam, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador).[2]

It is a and highly variable species, especially the females.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Vernonia species and Lepidaploa canescens.

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