Calluga costalis

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Calluga costalis
Calluga costalis1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Calluga
Species: C. costalis
Binomial name
Calluga costalis
Moore, 1887[1]
Synonyms
  • Eupithecia rufifascia Hampson, 1893
  • Chloroclystis cissocosma Turner, 1904
  • Sillophora albiviridis Warren, 1907

Calluga costalis is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Sri Lanka, Taiwan,[2] Borneo, Bali, Sulawesi, Seram, New Guinea and Queensland.[3]

Description[edit]

The wingspan is about 12 mm in male and 18 mm in female. Palpi with the second joint reaching slightly beyond the frons. Hind wings with vein 3 from angle of cell or shortly stalked at vein 4. Male lack secondary sexual characters on the wings. Adults dark-green. Fore wings with the rufous suffusion confined to the medial area, sometimes to its costal half. Both wings with the postmedial line prominently black with white outer edge, on fore wing more evenly curved and waved. Submarginal pale waved line more prominent. The outer margin of hind wings sometimes evenly curved, or excised below apex. Ventral side lack rough scales on hind wings of male.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". Taxapad. Dicky Sick Ki Yu. 1997–2012. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "此為 Calluga costalis". Taiwan Moths. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Calluga costalis Moore". The Moths of Borneo. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  4. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]