Amata wallacei

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Amata wallacei
Amata wallacei.jpg
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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