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Lophocampa labaca

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Arctiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Lophocampa
Lophocampa labaca

Lophocampa labaca is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Herbert Druce in 1890. It is found in Jalisco, Mexico.

Description

Primaries pale brownish yellow, with a small orange coloured spot close to the base, three large spots along the costal margin, a large elongated patch on the outer margin, and two rather broad streaks on the inner margin partly crossing the wing towards the middle, all pale brown: secondaries pale yellowish white, partly hyaline near the base. The underside of the primaries as above, but with all the markings more indistinct. The head and thorax the same colour as the primaries; the abdomen above orange, the anus and the underside whitish; the legs and antennas orange-brown. Wingspan 2 14 inches (57 mm).

References

Lophocampa labaca Wikipedia


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