Oruza divisa

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Oruza divisa
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Oruza
Species: O. divisa
Binomial name
Oruza divisa
(Walker, 1862)
Synonyms
  • Selenis divisa Walker, 1862
  • Selenis lauta Butler, 1878
  • Xanthoptera semirufa Snellen, 1880
  • Mestleta lathraea Holland, 1894
  • Zagira bicolora Bethune-Baker, 1906
  • Selenis semilux Walker 1865
  • Oruza semilux
  • Xanthoptera semifusca Snellen, 1880

Oruza divisa is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Asia, including Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Japan and in Africa south of the Sahara, including Indian Ocean islands.[1]

Description[edit]

The wingspan is 16–20 mm.[2] Body color red-brown or black-brown. Head blackish or chestnut color. Thorax and costal area of the fore wings are pure white, or suffused with reddish ochreous. Sub-apical markings absent, the fascia being continued to the margin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Afromoth
  2. ^ "ヒメクルマコヤガ Oruza divisa". jpmoth. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]

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