Rothia lasti

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Rothia lasti
Pl.52-15-Rothia lasti Rothschild, 1896.JPG
Rothia lasti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Agaristinae
Genus: Rothia
Species: R. lasti
Binomial name
Rothia lasti
Rothschild, 1896
Synonyms
  • Rothia epiera Jordan, 1913

Rothia lasti is a moth of the Noctuidae family. This moth is endemic to western Madagascar.[1]

This species has a wingspan of 19 mm. It has black forewings with one white dot at the base and two in the cell, they are crossed by an oblique band of creamy white with a width of 4−5 mm. Hindwings are black with a discal patch. The white markings vary a lot in the individual specimen. Palpi, head and thorax are black with white spots. Underside of thorax and legs are orange.[2]

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