Duplex edwardsi

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Duplex edwardsi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micronoctuidae
Genus: Duplex
Species: D. edwardsi
Binomial name
Duplex edwardsi
Fibiger, 2010

Duplex edwardsi is a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is known from the northern parts of the Northern Territory.

The wingspan is 7.5-9 mm. The crosslines are all present and black. The basal line is marked at the upper half. The antemedial line is prominent and sharply angled subcostally. The subterminal line is prominent and curved inwardly below the reniform stigma. The subterminal line is weakly marked and waved and the terminal line is marked by dense black interneural spots. The hindwing is light grey, without a discal spot and the underside of the forewing is dark grey and the underside of the hindwing is grey, with an indistinct discal spot.

References[edit]

  • Fibiger, M. 2010: Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) Part 3, Taxonomy of the Tactusinae. Zootaxa, 2583: 1–119. Preview