Fletcherana insularis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Fletcherana insularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Fletcherana
Species: F. insularis
Binomial name
Fletcherana insularis
(Butler, 1879)
  • Larentia insularis Butler, 1879
  • Xanthorhoe insularis

Fletcherana insularis is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is endemic to Maui. It has been found above the forest belt, high up on Haleakala.

It is a variable species in size, color and pattern. It might be confused with Eupithecia monticolans which it somewhat resembles in color and markings, but the wing shape and course of the medial band and other markings are distinct.

External links[edit]