Rhipidarctia invaria

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Rhipidarctia invaria
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Rhipidarctia
Species: R. invaria
Binomial name
Rhipidarctia invaria
(Walker, 1856)
Synonyms
  • Anace invaria Walker, 1856
  • Metarctia aurantiifusca Rothschild, 1913
  • Metarctia erubescens Walker, 1865
  • Thyretes melinos Mabille, 1890

Rhipidarctia invaria is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1856. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda.[1]

The larvae feed on Cola species and Theobroma cacao.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Rhipidarctia invaria (Walker, 1856)". Afromoths. Retrieved January 31, 2018.