Epeiromulona hamata

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Epeiromulona hamata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Epeiromulona
Species: E. hamata
Binomial name
Epeiromulona hamata
Field, 1952

Epeiromulona hamata is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Field in 1952. It is found in Trinidad, northern South America and Brazil.

The length of the forewings is 6.5–8 mm for males and 7.2-8.2 mm for females. The forewings and hindwings are very similar to Epeiromulona phelina and Epeiromulona biloba. There is a variable apical spot on the hindwing, sometimes greatly reduced or absent and sometimes enlarged.[1]

Subspecies[edit]

  • Epeiromulona hamata hamata (French Guiana, Trinidad)
  • Epeiromulona hamata brasiliensis Field, 1952 (Brazil)
  • Epeiromulona hamata colombiensis Field, 1952 (Colombia)
  • Epeiromulona hamata venezuelensis Field, 1952 (Venezuela)

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