Acrapex roseotincta

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Acrapex roseotincta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Acrapex
Species: A. roseotincta
Binomial name
Acrapex roseotincta
Hampson, 1910

Acrapex roseotincta [1] is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Ceylon.

The wingspan is about 22 mm.[2]

Description[edit]

Head and thorax ochreous tinged with brown; abdomen ochreous white. Fore wing pale oehreous yellow faintly tinged with rufous and the veins slightly streaked with rufous; a slight blackish streak below basal half of cell ; some black scales at lower angle of cell; an oblique postmedial series of black points on veins 6 to 1; an oblique diffused rufous fascia from termen below apex to vein 3; a slight brown terminal line; cilia yellowish white with a faint brownish line through them. Hind wing white faintly tinged with ochreous; the underside white with the costal area tinged with ochreous.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poole, R. W. (1989). Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) Fascicle 118, Noctuidae Archived 2009-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.. CRC Press. ISBN 0-916846-45-8, ISBN 978-0-916846-45-9.
  2. ^ Sir GEORGE F. HAMPSON, Bart. (1910) Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British museum.
  3. ^ Sir GEORGE F. HAMPSON, Bart. (1910) Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British museum.