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Andesobia sanguinea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Arctiidae
Andesobia sanguinea

Andesobia sanguinea is a species of moth of the family Arctiidae. It is found in the Lake Titicaca region of Peru and Bolivia.

It is the only member of the Andesobia genus with red colouration, prevalent on the hindwing and often the forewing, the latter varying from whitish pink to whitish tan. Females are micropterous and are similar to Andesobia jelskii, but with a more yellowish colour.

References

Andesobia sanguinea Wikipedia


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