Lophocampa hyalinipuncta

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Lophocampa hyalinipuncta
Lophocampa hyalinipuncta male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Lophocampa
Species: L. hyalinipuncta
Binomial name
Lophocampa hyalinipuncta
(Rothschild, 1909)
Synonyms
  • Halisidota hyalinipuncta Rothschild, 1909

Lophocampa hyalinipuncta is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Rothschild in 1909. It is found in Ecuador (Morona-Santiago, Carchi), Peru (Huanuco, Puno, Amazonas) and Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba, Chuquisaca).[1]

Halisidota hyalinipuncta[2]

Description[edit]

Male

Frons white mixed with black hairs and with a chevron-shaped black mark; vertex greyish black; thorax black, splashed and mixed with creamy white, inner side of patagia orange-buff; abdomen orange-buff above, densely clothed with sooty hairs, last segment sooty grey. Fore wing sooty black, densely irrorated with creamy white, a number of basal patches, costal patches, and a transverse row of submarginal patches creamy white; disc of wing occupied by four irregular transverse bands of large hyaline patches. Hind wing hyaline white, yellowish at base.

Length of fore wing 23–27 mm.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vincent, B. & M. Laguerre, 2013: Four new Neotropical Lophocampa species with a redescription of Lophocampa atriceps (Hampson) (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae). Zookeys 264: 47-69. Abstract and full article: doi:10.3897/zookeys.264.4166
  2. ^ Novitates Zoologicae v.17 (1910)
  3. ^ The Annals and magazine of natural history....8th ser. v.4 (1909) This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.