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Anachrostis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Similar  Rhesala, Antiblemma, Anisoneura

Anachrostis is a genus of moths of the Erebidae family.

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Taxonomy

The genus has previously been classified in the Catocalinae subfamily of the Noctuidae family.

Description

Palpi upturned with second joint reaching vertex of head. Antennae minutely ciliated. Fore wings with vein 5 angle of cell. Vein 6 from below upper angle and vein 7 from the angle. Veins 8 and 10 stalked and vein 9 absent. Hind wings with stalked veins 3 and 4, whereas vein 5 absent.

Species

  • Anachrostis amamiana Sugi, 1982
  • Anachrostis fulvicilia Hampson, 1926
  • Anachrostis indistincta Wileman & South, 1917
  • Anachrostis marginata Wileman & South, 1917
  • Anachrostis metaphaea Hampson, 1926
  • Anachrostis minutissima Sugi, 1982
  • Anachrostis nigripuncta Hampson, 1893
  • Anachrostis nigripunctalis (Wileman, 1911)
  • Anachrostis ochracea Hampson, 1926
  • Anachrostis rufula Hampson, 1926
  • Anachrostis siccana (Walker, 1863)
  • Anachrostis straminea Rothschild, 1915
  • References

    Anachrostis Wikipedia


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