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Lophocampa herbini

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Arctiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Lophocampa
Lophocampa herbini
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Lophocampa herbini is a moth in the Arctiidae family. It was described by Vincent & Laguerre in 2013. It is found in Bolivia (Santa Cruz, Cochabamba) and Peru (Cuzco).

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Description

The forewings are brown, irrorated with pale or deep brown. One whitish spot with one yellow and two small blacks dots are found at the base. There is also a series of bands formed by whitish spots and organized as follows: a broken antemedial band, a slightly curved medial band and a sinuous postmedial band. The hindwings are whitish and slightly tinged with grey on the apex and along the costa. The ventral pattern is more contrasting, deep brown centered with yellowish brown.

Etymology

The species is named in honor of Daniel Herbin, specialist of Saturniidae.

References

Lophocampa herbini Wikipedia


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