Spilosoma ericsoni

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Spilosoma ericsoni
Spilosoma ericsoni (Arctiidae Arctiinae).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Spilosoma
Species: S. ericsoni
Binomial name
Spilosoma ericsoni
(Semper, 1899)
Synonyms
  • Hyarias ericsoni Semper, 1899
  • Spilarctia ericsoni

Spilosoma ericsoni is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Georg Semper in 1899. It is found on Borneo.[1]

Males have red forewings and immaculate hindwings. Both wings grade distinctively yellowish at the margin. The forewings of the females are less red and have large black spots in the first two spaces from the dorsum. The hindwings of the female have yellow fringes.[2]

It is considered by some sources to be in genus Spilarctia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spilarctia ericonsi at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ The Moths of Borneo