Thosea cervina

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Thosea cervina
Scientific classification
T. cervina
Binomial name
Thosea cervina
Moore, 1877

Thosea cervina, is a moth of the family Limacodidae first described by Moore in 1877.[1] It is found in Sri Lanka[2] and India.

In the male, the upperside is a greenish fawn colour. Forewing with a transverse discal narrow, which is slightly curved to a dark brown band. There is a black spot at end of cell. Underside uniform brownish. There is a white spot at antennae base and on fore tibia.[3]


  1. ^ "Species Details: Thosea cervina Moore, 1877". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  2. ^ Koçak, Ahmet Ömer; Kemal, Muhabbet (20 February 2012). "Preliminary list of the Lepidoptera of Sri Lanka". Cesa News (79): 1–57 – via Academia.
  3. ^ Butler, Arthur G. (1877). "On a collection of Lepidoptera obtained by the Rev. S. J. Whitmee from Lifu (Loyalty Group), with descriptions of the new species" (PDF). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. 20 (118): 348–359. doi:10.1080/00222937708682245.