Carales astur

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Astur moth
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Carales
Species: C. astur
Binomial name
Carales astur
(Cramer, [1777])
Synonyms
  • Phalaena astur Cramer, [1777]
  • Carales albicans Walker, 1855
  • Halisidota pustulata Packard, 1869
  • Opharus astur cubensis Rothschild, 1909

Carales astur, the astur moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Pieter Cramer in 1777. It is found in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras, Nicaragua, Colombia, Suriname, Brazil, French Guyana, Paraguay, Argentina, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia.[1][2][3]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Carales astur astur (Surinam)
  • Carales astur cubensis (Rothschild, 1909) (Cuba)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savela, Markku. "Carales Walker, 1855". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved November 19, 2017. 
  2. ^ Arctiinae and Pericopinae of French Guyana
  3. ^ Moths of Nicaragua