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Episcepsis thetis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Episcepsis thetis

Episcepsis thetis is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Linnaeus in 1771. It is found in Panama and Venezuela.

Description

Upper side: Antennae black. Head and Thorax black. On the neck are two small scarlet spots just above the eyes, and one on each side below them. Abdomen silvery shining blue, having a triangular black mark at the base. Anterior wings dirty black, immaculate; tips whitish. Posterior wings dirty black, with a white discoidal transparent cloud.

Under side: Breast and sides dirty black. Abdomen white; its sides and tip dirty black. Wings of the same colour as on the upper side.

References

Episcepsis thetis Wikipedia


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