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Eublemma anachoresis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Scientific name  Eublemma anachoresis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Eublemma, Callopistria maillardi, Achaea catella, Ericeia inangulata, Trigonodes hyppasia

The Banner, (Eublemma anachoresis), is a species of moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in the Indomalaya ecozone, Australia and the southern part of Africa. Records include Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Sri Lanka, Japan, the Society Islands, Swaziland, Taiwan, Thailand and northern New South Wales and Queensland in Australia.

Description

The wingspan is about 22–24 mm. Head, thorax and abdomen pale bright yellow, with slightly pinkish tinge in thorax. Fore wings with yellow basal half, bounded by a slightly oblique white and black line, beyond which the area is bright pinkish with a slight copper tinge. There is an indistinct slightly sinous sub-marginal line. Hind wings are yellowish. African forms has a pure white sub-marginal line in fore wings.

The larvae feed on Oryza sativa, Waltheria americana, and Waltheria indica.

References

Eublemma anachoresis Wikipedia


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