On-line version ISSN 0717-6538
ANGULO, Andrés O. and OLIVARES, Tania S.. TAXONOMIC UPDATE OF THE SPECIES OF COPITARSIA HAMPSON 1906, (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE: CUCULLIINAE). Gayana (Concepc.) [online]. 2003, vol.67, n.1, pp. 33-38. ISSN 0717-6538. doi: 10.4067/S0717-65382003000100005.
The present work is a catalogue of the species of Copitarsia Hampson, including twenty-one species from North to South America. Two species group are separated taxonomically. They are the species group turbata and the species group incommoda. Also new combinations as well as synonyms for some species are proposed. The genitalia male morphological characters of Copitarsia turbata (Herrich-Schaeffer) y Copitarsia incommoda (Walker) are illustrated
Keywords : Lepidoptera; Noctuidae; Cuculliinae; catalogue; Copitarsia Hampson new combinations; new synonymous; host plants.