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priority over mine. The Brazilian specimens of S. fumatilis ( <3 $ ) mentioned by him
probably belong to a different species.

LAKENTIA (II. p. 150).
6. Larentia narosa, sp. n. (Tab. xcix. fig. 24.)

Female. Primaries pale greyish-white, crossed beyond the middle from the costal to the inner margin by two
pale brown bands the first, at the end of the cell, with several small black points ; secondaries very pale
fawn-colour : head, thorax, abdomen, and legs greyish-brown, the antennae grey. Expanse 1 inch.

Hab. MEXICO, Northern Sonora (Morrison).
One specimen.

HETERUSIA (II. p. 151).
Heterusia anicata (II. p. 152).

To the localities given, add: COSTA RICA, Candelaria Mts. (Underwood).

PH1BALAPTERYX (II. p. 154).

Phibalapteryx effluata (II. p. 154).

To the localities given, add: MEXICO, Cuesta de Misantla (M. Trujillo).

SCOTOSIA (II. p. 155).

2. Scotosia gavara, sp. n. (Tab. XCIX. fig. 25, <* .)

Male. Primaries pale brownish-fawn-colour, the costal margin and a large spot at the apex much paler, several
faint brown lines crossing the wing about the middle from the costal to the inner margin and a very
small black dot at the end of the cell ; secondaries pale fawn-colour, crossed from the costal to the inner
margin by very indistinct fine waved brown lines : head, thorax, abdomen, and legs pale browuish-fawn-
oolour, the antennae black. Female. Very similar to the male. Expanse, rf $> , If inch.

Hab. PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui 2000-3000 feet (Champion).



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ISCHNOPTEEYX (II. p. 157).
Ischnopteryx chlorata (II. p. 157).

To the localities given, add : BRITISH HONDURAS, Belize (Sir Alfred Moloney, in
mus. D.) ; COSTA RICA, Santa Clara Valley (Zurcher).

HAMMAPTERA (II. p. 160).
Hammaptera probataria (II. p. 160).

Hammaptera subolivescens, Warren, Novit. Zool. iv. p. 453 (1897) l .

Mr. Warren's types of H. subolivescens were from Costa Rica and Paraguay l . I
have already recorded the species from the first-mentioned locality.

Hammaptera subguttaria (II. p. 161).

Hammaptera pallidipar s, Warren, Novit. Zool. iv. p. 452 (1897) '.

Mr. Warren's types of H. pallidipars were from Costa Rica and Colombia, whence I
have already recorded the species.

RHOPALISTA (to follow the genus Hammaptera, II. p. 161).
Rhopalista, Warren, Novit. Zool. iv. p. 455 (1'897).

1. Khopalista Mvifusa. (Tab. XCIX. fig. 26.)

Rhopalista fulvifusa, Warren, Novit. Zool. iv. p. 455 '.
Hob. COSTA RICA ( Underwood l ).
The type is figured.

EPIRRHOE (II. p. 165).
14. Epirrhoe crispa, sp. n. (Tab. XCIX. fig. 27.)

Female. Primaries brown, shaded with yellow at the base and beyond the cell, a zigzag fine submarginal Hue
extending from the apex to the anal angle ; secondaries bright orange, the costal margin, apex, anal
angle, and inner margin broadly bordered with black : head, thorax, and abdomen yellowish-brown, the
latter near the apex and the antennae black, the legs yellowish-brown. Expanse 1| inch.

Hal. COSTA RICA, Candelaria Mts. ( Underwood}.
One specimen.

PSALIODES (II. p. 170).
21. Psaliodes myxa, sp. n. (Tab. XCIX. fig. 28.)

Male. Primaries dark brown, with two silvery-white dots on the costal margin the first near the base, the
second nearest the apex, and with a silvery-white spot on the inner margin close to the base ; secondaries
paler brown ; the fringe of both wings alternately dark brown and white : head, antennse, thorax,
abdomen, and legs dark brown. Expanse 1 inch.

ffab. COSTA RICA, Candelaria Mts. (Underwood).



HERDONIA (to precede the: genus Rhodoneura, II. p. 184).
Herdonia, Walker, Cat xix. p. 963 (1859) ; Hampson, P. Z. S, 1897, pi 610.

... l. Herdonia thetis, sp. n. (Tab. c. fig. 1.)

Primaries creamy-white, faintly banded with brown from the base to beyond the middle, a pale brown band
' extending from the costal margin near the apex to the anal angle ; secondaries white, crossed from the
costal to the inner margin by two brown lines the first near the base, the second about the middle,
the latter widening on the inner margin, and with two fine brown submarginal lines extending from the
apex to the anal angle : head and front of the thorax yellowish-white, the rest of the thorax, the tegulac,
abdomen, and legs white, the antennae brown. Expanse ly^ inch.

Hal, MEXICO, Paso de San Juan in Vera Cruz (coll. Schaus).

One specimen. Allied to //. botydana, Walk., from Brazil, but a much paler and
slightly smaller insect. .

AZAMORA (II. p. 190).

2. Azamora lata, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 2.)

Primaries pale reddish-brown, crossed from the costal to the inner margin by two narrow white lines the
first near the base, waved, the second beyond the middle, straight, shaded on the outer side with greyish-
white, and with a dark brown point at the end of the cell ; secondaries creamy-white, shaded with pale
reddish-brown at the apex and partly round the outer margin : head and thorax pale reddish-brown, the
abdomen grey (antennae wanting). Expanse ^ inch.

Hob. COSTA RICA, Volcan de Irazu 6000 feet (Rogers).
One specimen. .

3. Azamora sororia, sp. n. (Tab. c. fig. 3.)

Primaries pale reddish-brown, darker at the apex, with a rather wide greenish-yellow band edged with a white
line crossing the wing near the base from the costal to the inner margin, a round spot at the end of the
cell, and a curved pale brown line extending from the costal to the inner margin, the marginal line black,
the fringe dark brown ; secondaries uniformly pale reddish-fawn-colour : head, antennae, thorax, and
abdomen pale reddish-brown, the legs pale brown. Expanse 1^ inch.

llab. MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Tntjillo).
One specimen, apparently a female.

TOSALE (II. p. 191).

Tosale oviplagalis (II. p. 192).

To the localities given, add : PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui 4000 to 6000 feet
( Champion).

TETRALOPHA (to follow the genus Tosale, II. p. 192).
Tetralopha, Zeller, I sis, 1848, p. 859.

1. Tetralopha scortealis.

Hemimatia scortealis, Leder. Wien. ent. Monatschr. ,vii. p. 3i7, t. 7. fig. 12'.
Hal. NORTH AMERICA 1 . MEXICO, Teapa in Tabasco (//. H. Smith).

Our Mexican specimen is very similar to Lederer's figure. ;

BIOL. CEXTR.-AMER., Heter., Vol. II., August 1899. 4 aa



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GALASA (II. p. 194).
Galasa deera (II. p. 195).

Streptopalpia deera (Druce), Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 684, fig. 63'.

Streptopalpia ustalis, Hampson, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) xvi. p. 346'; P. Z. S. 1897, p. 684'.

Sir George Hampson founded his genus Streptopalpia upon this species ; his types
.were from the Antillean islands of St. Vincent and Grenada 3 , mine from Mexico.

8. Galasa rabidana.

Galasa rubidana, Walk. Cat. xxxv. p. 1802 ' ; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 675 " ; Smith, List Lep*

Bor.-Am. p. 80 (1891) 3 .
Cordylopeza nigrinodis, Zell. Verb, zool.-bot. Ges. Wien, 1873, p. 306, t. 3. fig. 3 4 .

Hal. NORTH AMERICA 2 " 4 . COSTA RICA, Volcan de Irazu 6000 to 7000 feet (Rogers).
JAMAICA 1 2 .

The single specimen received from Costa Rica is almost identical with those from
Jamaica and the United States in the National Museum.

MONOLOXIS (to follow the genus Zanclodes, II. p. 196).
Monoloxis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 670.

1. Monoloxis cinerascens. (Tab. C. fig 4.)

Nachaba cinerascens, Warren, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) vii. p. 424 (1891) '.
Monoloxis cinerascens, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 670, fig. 42 \

Hab. PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui 3000 feet (Champion). BRAZIL 2 , Espidtu Santo l .

One specimen from Chiriqui, identical with the type in the National Collection.

2. Monoloxis (?) diffusa, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 5.)

Mah. Primaries dark brown, slightly shaded with red at the apex and along the outer margin ; secondaries
paler brown, faintly shaded with red on the outer margin : head, antennae, thorax, abdomen, and legs
brown. Expanse | inch.

Hab. PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui 3000 feet (Champion).

One specimen.

ARTA (to follow the genus Monoloxis).

Arid, Grote, Bull. Buff. Soc. ii. p. 229 (1875) ; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 669.
Heliades, Ragonot, Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1890, p. 534.

1. Art a s tat alls.

Arta statalis, Grote, Bull. Buff. Soc. ii. p. 230 ' ; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 669, fig. 40 '.
Arta epiccenalis, Rag. Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1890, p. 536*.
Pempelia mulleolella, Hulst, Ent. Amer. iii. p. 133 (1887) 4 .

Hab. NORTH AMERICA 2 , New York 1 , Arizona 3 , Florida 4 . MEXICO, Atoyac in Vera
Cruz, Teapa in Tabasco (//. .//. Smith).



HETEROCERA. 647

Our Mexican specimens are identical with those from North America in the National
Museum.

PARACHMA (to follow the genus Arta).

Parachma, Walker, Cat. xxxiv. p. 1263 (1865); Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 659.

Zazaca, Walker, loc. cit. p. 1269.

Perseis, Ragonot, Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1890, p. 538.

i. Parachma meterythra. (Tab. C. fig. 6.)

Parachma meterythra, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 659 '.

Ifab. MEXICO, Teapa in Tabasco (//. //. Smith) ; GUATEMALA, El Tumbador (Champion);
PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui (Champion). BRAZIL, Espiritu Santo 1 .

This species varies greatly in size and colour. We figure a small dark-coloured male
from Teapa.

LOCASTRA (to follow the genus Macalla, II. p. 198).

Locastra, Walker, Cat. xvi. p. 158 (1858) ; Hampson, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1896, p. 4<J9.
Homura, Lederer, Wien. ent. Monatscbr. vii. p. 339 (1863). ,

Taurica, Walker, Cat. xxxiv. p. 1268 (1865).

1. Locastra phyalis, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 7.)

Primaries very pale fawn-colour, greyish along the costal margin, with a small black dot in the middle of the
cell and a black streak at the end of it, a faint white band crossing the wing near the apex, but not reaching
the anal angle, and a row of small black dots along the outer margin; secondaries semihyaline-white,
greyish at the apex and along the costal margin : head, antennae, tegulae, thorax, abdomen, and legs very
pale fawn-colour. Expanse 1^ inch.

Nab. MEXICO, Presidio de Mazatlan (Forrer).

This species is allied to L. nocturnaiis, Leder., from Brazil. It is, however, a very
much paler insect.

DEUTEROLLYTA (II. p. 199).

Deuterollyta extensa (II. p. 199).

To the localities given, add : COSTA RICA, La Uruca, San Jose (coll. Dognin), Azahar
de Cartago 5000 to 60CO feet (Underwood, in Mus. I).).

2. Deuterollyta calitas, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 8.)

Male. Primaries pale fawn-colour, with the apex and a band beyond the cell crossing the wing from the costal
to the inner margin dark brown, a very dark brown tuft of scales in the cell, and a fine zigzag black
submarginal line extending from the costal margin to the anal angle, the marginal line spotted with
black ; secondaries pale fawn-colour, semihyalme at the base and along the inner margin : antenna and
palpi black; the head, thorax, tegute, abdomen, and legs pale fawn-colour. Expanse lj inch.

Hab. PANAMA, Bugaba (Champion).

One specimen. Allied to 1). extensa, Walk.

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POCOCERA.

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Pococera, Zeller, Isis, 1848,1?.. 874 ; Hampson, Trans. EM. ,Soq. Lpud, J.896, p. 456.
Hemimatia, antea, ii. p. 199.

1. Pococera robustella.

Hemimatia rcbustella, antea, ii. p. 199.

To (he localities given, add: GUATEMALA, San Geronimo (Champion} ; COSTA RICA,
La Uruca, San Jose (coll. Dognin).

2. Pococera insularella.

Tetralopha insularella, Rag. Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1888, p. cxxxviii l ; Hampson, Traus. Ent. Soc.
Lond. 1896, p. 459*.

Ilab. MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Trujillo) ; COSTA RICA, Candelaria Mts. ( Underwood).^
ANTILLES, Puerto Rico l 2 . ,.,

This species varies slightly, some specimens having the base of the primaries much
darker than others.

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3. Pococera melanoleuca.

Pococera melanoleuca, Hampson, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1896, p. 458 '.
Hob. MEXICO, Amula in Guerrero 6000 feet (If. H. Smith). COLOMBIA 1 .

One specimen from Mexico, very like the type in the National Collection.

4. Pococera atramentalis.

Hemimatia atramentalis, Leder. Wien. ent. Monatschr. vii. p. 347, t. 7. fig. 14 l .
Pococera atramentalis, Hampson, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1890, p. 458 2 .
Tetralopha scabridella, Rag. Bull. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1888, p. cxxxviii s .
Phidotricha erigens, Rag. loc. cit. p. cxxxix*.

Ilab. MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Trvjillo) ; COSTA RICA, Rio Sucio (Rogers), Candelaria
Mts., (Underwood). SOUTH AMERICA 2 , Venezuela : ; ANTILLES, Puerto Rico 34 .

5. Pococera pemphusalis, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 9.)

Male. Primaries pale brown, crossed about the middle from the costal to the inner margin by a wide greyish
band, which becomes narrower on the costal margin, a minute black dot at the end of the cell,;
secondaries pale brown : head, antennae, tegular, and thorax brown ; the abdomen black-brown, each
segment edged with white. Expanse | inch.

Hob. MEXICO, Amula in Guerrero GOOO feet (//. //. Smith).
One specimen.

CAPHYS.



Caphys, Walker, Cat. xxvii. p. 13 (1863) ; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 678.
Ugra, autea, ii. p. 199.



HETEROGERA!,; 54'ft

1. Caphys bilinea.

Caphys bilinea, Walkj Cat. xxvii.' p. 14" ; Hampson, P. Z; S. 1897, p. 678, fig. 55 '.
Scopula parallelalis, Walk. Cat. xxxiv. p. 1462 ".
Ugra parallela, Walk, antea, ii. p. 199.

The type of 0. bilinea was from Brazil l , and that of S. parallelalis from Bogota s .

2. Caphys subrosealis.

Ugra subrosealis, Walk, antea, ii. p. 200.

To the localities given, add :^MEXICO, Presidio de Mazatlan (Forrer), Amula in
Guerrero (H. H. Smith).

3. Caphys dubia.

Condylolomia dubia, Warren, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) vii. p. 495 l .
Caphys dubia, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 678',

flab. MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Tmjillo) ; GUATEMALA, Las Mercedes (Champion).
BRAZIL 2 , Rio Janeiro l ; ANTILLES 2 .

Our specimens are identical with the type in the National Museum.

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4. Caphys palmipes.

Amblyura (?) palmipes, Feld. & Rogenh. Reise der Novara, Lep. t. 137. fig. 23 '.
Caphys palmipes, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 679 \

Hub. MEXICO, Teapa in Tabasco (//. H. Smith) ; GUATEMALA, Las Mercedes, Cerro
Zunil (Champion) ; PANAMA, Bugaba (Champion). BRAZIL 1 2 .

Central-American specimens agree very nearly with Felder and Rogenhofer's figure.

STEMMATOPHORA (II. p. 200).

3. Stemmatophora holophaealis.

Paridnea holophasalis, Rag. Ann. Soc. Ent. Fr. 1891, p. 602 '; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1897, p. 665,

fig. 33 '.

Stemmatophora demonica, Druce, antea, ii. p. 200, t. 60. fig. 9 (1895) .
llagonot's type was from Brazil 1 .

PYRALIS (II. p. 201).

4. Pyralis electalis. (Tab. C. fig. 10, y .)

Aglossa electalis, Hulst, Trans. Amer. Ent. Soc. xiii. p. 146 '.
Pyralis electalis, Hampson, Trans. Eut. Soc. Lond. 1896, p. 508 '.

Hob. NORTH AMERICA, California 2 , Arizona 1 . MEXICO, Northern Sonora (Morrison).

We figure a male : the female is rather larger.



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5. Pyralis manihotalis.

Pyratts manihotalis, Guea. Sp. gen. des Lep. viii. p. 121 ' ; Hampson, Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1896,

p. 509 a .

Pyralis vetusalis, Walk. Cat. xix. p. 891 3 .

Pyralis gerontesalis, Walk. Cat. xix. p. 896 ' ; Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii. t. 178. fig. 6 5 .
Sacatia laudatella, Walk. Cat. xxvii. p. 124 '.
Pyralis despectalis, Walk. Cat. xxxiv. p. 1243 '.
Pyralis (?) miseralis, Walk. Cat. xxxiv. p. 1244 '.
Pyralis achatina, Butl. Ent. Monthly Mag. xiv. p. 49 '.

Hab. MEXICO, Teapa in Tabasco (H. H. Smith). GUIANA J ; ANTILLES, San Domingo 3 .

This species is generally distributed in the Neotropical, Oriental, and Australian
regions, and also occurs in the Hawaiian Is. 9 A very small specimen of it has been
received from Southern Mexico.

HYPERPARACHMA (II. p. 202).
Hyperparachma bursarialis (II. p. 202).

To the localities given, add: MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Trujillo) ; PANAMA, Volcan de
Chiriqui (Champion).

PYRAUSTA (II. p. 204) *.

6. Pyrausta trizonalis, (Tab. C. fig. 11.)

Pyrausta trizonalis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 267 '.

Hab. MEXICO, Amula in Guerrero 6000 feet (H. H. Smith), Cordova, Orizaba (coll.
Schaus 1 ), Jalapa (M. Trujillo); GUATEMALA, San Geronimo, Lanquin, and Chiacam in
Vera Paz, Duenas (Champion) ; PANAMA, Volcan de Chiriqui (Champion).

A rare species, of which we have received but very few specimens. The Amula
example is hgured.

7. Pyrausta obtusanalis, sp. n. (Tab. c. fig. 12.)

Primaries dark chrome-yellow, shaded with brown, with a brown line crossing the middle of the wing from
the costal to the inner margin, and a rather wide pinkish-brown submarginal line extending from the
apex to the anal angle, the fringe brown : secondaries pale yellowish-white, darker round the outer
margin: (head wanting), thorax, abdomen, and legs pale brown. Expanse 1 inch.

Hab. MEXICO, Jalapa (coll. Schaus).
One specimen.

CALAMOCHROUS (II. p. 205).

Calamochrous chilonalis (II. p. 205).

To the localities given, add : MEXICO, Orizaba (F. 1). G.).

Sir George Hampson (P. Z. S. 1899, p. 262) records P. poelrubralis from " Arizona, Mexico" : Arizona
is within the limits of the United States.



HETEROCERA. 551

ENDOLOPHIA (to follow the genus Calamochrous, II. p. 205).
Endolophia, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 233.

1. Endolophia rufitinctalis.

Endolophia rufitinctalis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 233, fig. 141 '.
Hob. MEXICO, Jalapa (coll. Schaus 1 ; M. Trujillo).

SYLLYTHRIA (II. p. 206).
Syllythria rosa (II. p. 206).

To the localities given, add : COSTA Rica, La Uruca, San Jose (coll. Dognin).

CONDYLORRHIZA (II. p. 210).

2. Condylorrhiza silicalis.

Botys silicalis, Guen. Sp. gen. des Lep. viii. p. 349'.

Botys ci/prcealis, Walk. Cat. xviii. p. 596 ".

Condylorrhiza sublutalis, Druce, antea, ii. p. 211, t. 60. fig. 26.

Guenee's types were from Cayenne and Brazil l , that of Walker from Brazil 2 .

EPICORSIA (II. p. 211).

Epicorsia mellinalis (II. p. 211).

To the localities given, add: COSTA RICA, Candelaria Mts. (Underwood).

MEROCTENA (to follow the genus Sameodes, II. p. 213).
Meroctena, Lederer, Wien. ent. Monatschr. vii. p. 392 (1863) ; Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 177.

l. Meroctena zygialis, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 13.)

Female. Primaries very pale citron-yellow, darker along the costal and outer margins, with two brown spots
near the base and one at the end of the cell, a curved submarginal line of small brown dots extending
from the costal to the inner margin, and a marginal row of minute dots extending from the apex to the
anal angle, the fringe yellow ; secondaries very similar to the primaries, but with lines of small spots
only : head, antennae, thorax, abdomen, and legs pale yellow. Expanse 1^ inch.

Hal. MEXICO, Jalapa (coll. Schaus).
One specimen.

APHYTOCEROS (II. p. 213).

4. Aphytoceros samarialis, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 14.)

MaU. Primaries semihyaline-white, the base dark reddish-brown, crossed by two fine metallic blue lines, a
broad reddish-brown band, darker near the anal angle, crossing the wing beyond the cell from the costal



552 SUPPLEMENT.

to the inner margin, the outer margin slightly clouded with brown, the fringe _ white ; secondaries
semihyaline-white, crossed about the middle from the costal to the inner margin by a fine brown line, the
apex, anal angle, and inner margin clouded with reddish-brown, the marginal line white: head and
thorax grey, the tegulse and antennae black ; the abdomen black, each segment edged with white ; the anal
tuft, the underside of the thorax and abdomen, and the legs white. Expanse 1 inch.

Hal. COSTA RICA, Azahar de Cartago 5000 to 6000 feet (Underwood, in coll Schaus).

NOMOPHILA (II. p. 216).

1. Nomophila astigmalis.

Nomophila astigmalis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 201 '.
Hob. MEXICO, Orizaba (coll. Schaus 1 ).

POLYGRAMMODES (II. p. 218).

2. Polygrammodes cyamon, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 15, d .)

Male. Primaries reddish-brown, crossed about the middle from the costal to the inner margin by a darker
browu band, which is edged with a narrow yellow line, an elongate white spot at the end of the cell ;
secondaries white, the apex, outer margin, and fringe reddish-brown : head, thorax, and abdomen reddish-
brown, the antennae pale whitish-brown, the legs dark reddish-brown. Expanse 1^ inch.

Hob. MEXICO, Oaxaca (coll. Schaus).
One specimen.

PACHYZANCLA (II. p. 221).
Pachyzancla (?) silicalis (II. p. 222).

To the localities given, add : MEXICO, Presidio de Mazatlan (Forrer), Atoyac in
Vera Cruz (H. H. Smith}.

5. Pachyzancla semilaniata. (Tab. C. fig. 16.)

Pachyzancla semilaniata, Hampson, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) xvi. p. 342'; P. Z. S. 1899,
p. 203 s .

Hab. MEXICO, Tierra Colorada in Guerrero, Teapa in Tabasco (//. H. Smith);
GUATEMALA, Cerro Zunil (Champion). ANTILLES, St. Vincent 1 .

Our specimens are almost identical with the type. We figure one from Teapa.

6. Pachyzancla pachycera.

Pachyzancla pachycera, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 204 '.
flab. MEXICO, Orizaba (coll. Schaus l ).

7. Pachyzancla acyptera.

Pachyzancla acyptera, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1899, p. 205 '.
I lab. MEXICO, Orizaba (coll. Schaus l ).



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SALBIA (II. p. 223).

6. Salbia trapezalis.

Salbia trapezalis, Guen. Sp. gen. des Lep. viii. p. 200' ; Walk. Cat. xvii. p. 360*.
Hob. GUATEMALA, San Geronimo (Champion). AFRICA, Sierra Leone 1 .
I think the locality given by Guenee is most likely incorrect.

7. Salbia lotanalis, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 17, ? .)

Female. Primaries purplish-brown, with a number of semihyaline pale yellow spots near the base, and a large
semihyaline pale yellow spot beyond the cell, the latter edged with a row of minute yellow dots ;
secondaries semihyaline pale yellow, crossed from the costal to the inner margin by two waved brown
lines, the outer margin from the apex to the anal angle broadly bordered with purplish-brown ; the
fringe of both wings alternately brown and yellow : head, antennae, thorax, and tegulae dark brown, the
abdomen greyish-brown, the underside of the latter white. Expanse 1-jJg- inch.

Hob. COSTA RICA, Azahar de Cartago 5000 to 6000 feet (Underwood, in coll. Schaus).
One specimen.

DICHOGAMA (II. p. 234).

Dichogama redtenbacheri (II. p. 234).

To the localities given, add : GUATEMALA, Guatemala city (Rodriguez, in mus. D.).
I am indebted to Mons. Candeze for a Guatemalan specimen of this species.

CLINIODES (II. p. 235).

3. Cliniodes underwoodi, sp. n. (Tab. C. fig. 18, $ .)

Female. Primaries reddish-brown, crossed beyond the cell from the costal to the inner margin bv a wide
greyish-white band, edged on the inner side by a white line, which curves round to the base of the wing,
and with a small white streak at the end of the cell and a marginal row of small black dots extending
from the apex to the anal angle, the fringe dark brown ; secondaries glossy white, the marginal line dark
brown, the fringe white: head and antennae brown, the thorax, tegulae, and abdomen dark grev, the
underside of the latter white, the legs pale brown. Expanse 1| inch.

Hob. COSTA RICA, Azahar de Cartago 5000 to 6000 feet ( Underwood, in coll. Schaus).
A fine distinct species, allied to C. rubialalis, Dogn.

TYSPANOUES (to follow the genus Carbaca, II. p. 236).

Tyspanodes, Warren, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) vii. p. 425 (1891); Hampson, P. Z. S. 1898,

p. 672.

Peribona, Sncllen, Tijdschr. voor Ent. 1894, p. 43.
Radiorista, Warren, Ann. & Mag. Nat. Hist. (6) xvii. p. 138.

l. Tyspanodes suasalis, sp. n. (Tab. c. fig. 21, j .)

Male. Primaries and secondaries semihyaline yellowish-white, the primaries slightly darker near the apex :
head, thorax, abdomen, and legs yellowish-white, the antennae pale yellow. Expanse 1 inch.

Hal. MEXICO, Jalapa (M. Trujillo).

One specimen.
BIOL. CENTR.-AMEE., Heter., Vol. II., September 1899. 4 bb



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PTERYGISUS (II. p. 238).
3. Pterygisus apygalis.

Isopteryx apygalis, Guen. Sp. gen. des Lep. viii. p. 229 l .
Nacoleia apygalis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1898, p. 701 *.
Pterygisus appialis, antea, ii. p. 238.

Guenee's type was from Colombia l .

PANTOGRAPHA (II. p. 239).
3. Pantographa limata.

Pantographa limata, Grote & Robins. Ann. Lye. N. York, viii. p. 464, t. 16. figg. 16, 17'.
Pantographa suffusalis, antea, ii. p. 240.

Grote and Robinson's types were from the Atlantic States of North America l .

7. Pantographa expansalis.

Bolys expansalis, Leder. Wien. ent. Monatschr. vii. pp. 376, 474, t. 11. fig. 12'.
Sylepta expansalis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1898, p. 717 ".
Pantographa orsonalis, antea, ii. p. 241.

The figure given by Lederer is a very bad one. His type was from an unknown
locality J .

SATHRIA (II. p. 241).

Sathria internitalis (H. p. 241).

To the localities given, add: GUATEMALA, Zapote (Champion).

PILOCROCIS (II. p. 242).

2. Pilocrocis calamistis.

Pilocrocis calamistis, Hampson, P. Z. S. 1898, p. 657 '.



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