Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae
Adults. Eyes glabrous; not ciliated.
Hindwings exhibiting vein 5. Vein 5 of the hindwings weak; arising nearer to vein 6 than to vein 4. Posterior tibiae without spines.
British representation. 1 species. Status in Britain vagrant, or adventive, or alien (recorded from E, Cornwall around 1958). South-west England; P. capensis.
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Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of Lepidoptera-Noctuidae. Version: 8th June 2016. delta-intkey.com’.