Speiredonia obscura

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Speiredonia obscura
Speiredonia obscura-Grannys Cloak Moth.jpg
from Sri Lanka
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Speiredonia
Species: S. obscura
Binomial name
Speiredonia obscura
(Cramer, 1780)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena Noctua obscura Cramer, 1780
  • Phalaena Noctua zamis Stoll, 1790
  • Sericia diops Walker, 1858
  • Speiredonia retrahens Walker, 1858
  • Ommatophora albifascia Walker, 1865
  • Spiredonia conspicua R. Felder, 1874
  • Sericia sumbana Swinhoe, 1918
  • Sericia layardi Hampson, 1926
  • Spirama obscura
  • Speiredonia zamis (Stoll, 1790)

Speiredonia obscura is a species of moth of the Erebidae family.

Distribution[edit]

It is found in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Taiwan, the Andamans, Thailand, Cambodja, Vietnam, the Philippines, Palawan, from Sundaland eastwards to Australia, the Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia, Marianas, western Carolines.[1]

Illustration from Pl. XXXVI of Cramer & Stoll's "De uitlandsche kapellen".
Illustration from vol. III, Pl. CCLXXIV of the same work.

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