Supriya Ghosh

Canucha specularis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Drepanidae
Scientific name  Canucha specularis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Canucha
Rank  Species
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Similar  Albara reversaria, Albara, Callidrepana, Tridrepana, Drepana

Canucha specularis is a moth of the Drepanidae family. It is found in Hong Kong, India, southern China, Sundaland and Sulawesi.

Description

Head, thorax and abdomen pale ochreous brown. The vertex of the head and shaft of antennae are white in color. Antennae bipectinated in both sexes, the branches long in the male. Fore wings pale ochreous brown. An indistinct antemedial irregular fuscous band. The outer area suffused with fuscous, leaving the veins pale. A pale oblique line from near the apex to inner margin beyond the middle. A submarginal series of black spots present. Hind wings wholly suffused with fuscous color, except the base and apex. The oblique line medial. Two hyaline spots present beyond the cell between veins 4 and 6. The submarginal spots indistinct.

References

Canucha specularis Wikipedia


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