Flax poseidon

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Flax poseidon
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F. poseidon
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Flax poseidon
Fibiger, 2011

Flax poseidon is a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in Indonesia (Sumatra).

The wingspan is 12-14.5 mm. The forewings are light brown, although the subterminal, terminal area and fringes are brown. There is a black-brown quadrangular patch in the upper medial area, with a small black dot in the outer-lower area. The base of the costa is black brown, subapically with small black dots. The crosslines are indistinct brown, except for the well-marked subterminal line and terminal line indicated by black-brown interveinal dots. The hindwings are grey with a discal spot. The underside of the forewings is unicolourous brown and the underside of the hindwings is grey with a discal spot.

References[edit]

  • Fibiger, M. 2011: Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea). Part 4, Taxonomy of the subfamilies Tentaxinae and Micronoctuinae. ISSN 1175-5326 Zootaxa, 2842: 1–188. Preview