Samiksha Jaiswal

Actinotia intermediata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Actinotia
Actinotia intermediata
Similar  Athetis, Amphipyra, Hadeninae, Hypena, Mythimna

Actinotia intermediata is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Asia, including India, Sri Lanka and Taiwan.

Description

Wingpsna about 38mm. Head, and thorax whitish, marked with red-brown and dark brown in color. Abdomen pale with a pinkish ochreous tinge. Fore wings whitish, where the costal area suffused with brown and pinkish. Cell with fine dark streaks in it. A prominent black fascia found below the cell and another above inner margin. The inner area and its surrounding the lower part of the reniform, which is white and ochreous, suffused with chestnut and olive browns. Some black streaks can be seen on the oblique apical fascia, and some on outer margin below the middle. Cilia chestnut colored, which intersected by pale teeth. Hind wings are white, where the veins and outer are fuscous suffused.

References

Actinotia intermediata Wikipedia


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