Dodia maja

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Dodia maja
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Dodia
Species: D. maja
Binomial name
Dodia maja
Rekelj & Česanek, 2009

Dodia maja is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Rekelj and Česanek in 2009. It is found in the Russian Far East (Magadan territory). The habitat consists of dry tundra.

The length of the forewings is 14.5–16 mm. The wings are translucent, black-grey, entirely without pattern. The veins are darker than the ground colour. The forewings are powdered darker at the base, near the wing margin and along the discal vein.[1] Adults are found from mid-June to early July.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rekelj, J. & M. Česanek 2009: Dodia maja sp. n., a new tiger moth from the Magadan territory, Russia (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 55: 275-282. PDF