Abraxas illuminata

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Abraxas illuminata
Abraxas illuminata.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Abraxas
Species: A. illuminata
Binomial name
Abraxas illuminata
Warren, 1894
Synonyms
  • Silabraxas kanshireiensis Wileman, 1915
  • Abraxas kanshireiensis

Abraxas illuminata is a species of moth belonging to the family Geometridae. It was described by Warren in 1894. It is known from Sikkim and Darjeeling in India,[1] as well as China[2] and Taiwan.

The wingspan is about 47 mm.[3]

The larvae have been recorded feeding on Celastrus hindsii.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abraxas Leach, [1815]". Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  2. ^ hkmoths No real name given + Add Contact. "Image of larva on Flickr". Flickr.com. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  3. ^ David L. Mohn. "Critters Page". Ccs-hk.org. Retrieved 2011-12-16.