Chadisra bipars

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Chadisra bipars
Chadisra bipars (Notodontidae) Moth @ Kanjirappally.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Notodontidae
Genus: Chadisra
Species: C. bipars
Binomial name
Chadisra bipars
Walker, 1862
Synonyms
  • Metasomera plagifera Matsumura, 1925

Chadisra bipars (sometimes as Chadisra basivacua)[1] is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It was described by Edmund Murton Walker in 1862 and is found in the Indomalayan realm.

Description[edit]

Chadisra bipars

The species is similar to C. bipartita. The wingspan is 35–38 mm for males and 45–50 mm for females. Larvae known to feed on Trema orientalis.[2] In males, head, thorax and abdomen is reddish brown. Forewings with basal area red brown with fine pale streaks. A black medial line bent inwards at vein 2. There are two postmedial lines with brown patches between them at costa and inner margin and with black dentate marks on them. Hindwings are pale fuscous and margin is darker. A pale streak at anal angle and cilia is whitish towards apex. In female, head, thorax and base of forewings ochreous white. The markings of the forewing more distinct than that of male. Larva greenish white above and green below. There are pale green oblique lateral lines with a grey bordered yellow dorsal line with a red tubercle on 11th somite. Legs green.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chadisra basivacua Walker comb. n.". The Moths of Borneo. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Chadisra bipars Walker, 1862 褐恰舟蛾". National Museum of Natural Science of Taiwan. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1892). The Fauna of British India Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths. I. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 29 September 2017.