Amata wallacei

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Amata wallacei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Amata
Species: A. wallacei
Binomial name
Amata wallacei
(Moore, 1859)[1]
Synonyms
  • Syntomis wallacei Moore, 1859

Amata wallacei is a species of moth in the Arctiidae family. It is found on Java, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.

The length of the forewings is 15-16 mm. Adults have five white spots on black forewings and two white spots on the hindwings. There are yellow rings at the base of the abdomen and on the sixth segment.[2]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Amata wallacei wallacei (Java)
  • Amata wallacei paucicincta Holloway, 1988 (Java, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo)

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