Bastilla joviana

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Bastilla joviana
Bastilla joviana (Noctuidae Catocalinae).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Bastilla
Species: B. joviana
Binomial name
Bastilla joviana
(Stoll, 1782)
Synonyms
  • Noctua joviana Stoll, 1782
  • Noctua sinuata Fabricius, 1781
  • Dysgonia jovis Hübner, 1816
  • Dysgonia affinis (Guenée, 1852)
  • Parallelia curvisecta Prout, 1919
  • Dysgonia curvisecta (L.B. Prout, 1919)
  • Parallelia joviana Stoll; Holloway, 1976
  • Dysgonia sinuata (Fabricius, 1781)
  • Dysgonia joviana (Stoll, 1782) [1]

Bastilla joviana is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from the Oriental region to the Moluccas and in New Guinea and Australia. It is also present in South Africa.

The larvae feed on Acalypha, Breynia and Phyllanthus species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Bastilla joviana joviana
  • Bastilla joviana curvisecta (New Guinea and Australia)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poole, R. W. (1989). Lepidopterorum Catalogus (New Series) Fascicle 118, Noctuidae Archived September 23, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. CRC Press. ISBN 0-916846-45-8, ISBN 978-0-916846-45-9.

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