Cadorela translucida

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Cadorela translucida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lymantriidae
Subfamily: Lymantriinae
Genus: Cadorela
Species: C. translucida
Binomial name
Cadorela translucida
Griveaud, 1973[1]

Cadorela translucida is a moth of the Lymantriidae family. It is found in south-western Madagascar.

The male of this species has a wingspan of 18mm, head and front are clear brown, palpae beiges, fine and turned downwards. Antennae are dark-brown and largely pectinated. Thorax is brown-black, abdomen brown-black on the upperside, and brown-yellowish on the underside.

The holotype of this species had been found East of Sakaraha in the Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park at 640m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ afromoths
  2. ^ Griveaud, P. 1973b. Nouvelles espèces de Lymantriidae de Madagascar (Lep.)- Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France 78: page 137, fig.12-14