Duplex sumbawensis

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Duplex sumbawensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Micronoctuidae
Genus: Duplex
Species: D. sumbawensis
Binomial name
Duplex sumbawensis
Fibiger, 2008

Duplex sumbawensis is a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is known from Sumbawa.

The wingspan is about 8.5 mm. The forewing is greyish brown, although the basal costal area is blackish brown and the medial area dark grey, the upper half darker and the postmedial area is brownish. The reniform stigma is relatively weakly marked. The crosslines are indistinct and dark brown. The terminal line is weakly marked by brown interveinal spots. The hindwing is dark grey, with an indistinct discal spot. The underside of the forewing is light brown and the underside of the hindwing is light grey with a discal spot.

References[edit]

  • Fibiger, M. 2008: Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Part 2, Taxonomy of the Belluliinae, Magninae and Parachrostiinae. Zootaxa, 1867: 1-136. Abstract & excerpt