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Pseudidonauton vexa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Limacodidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Pseudidonauton

Pseudidonauton vexa is a species of moth of the Limacodidae family. It is found in northern and central Vietnam and south-eastern Thailand at altitudes between 280 and 380 meters.

The length of the forewings is 6–7 mm for males and about 9 mm for females. Adults have a pale brown ground colour. The forewings have a basal dark area defined by a whitish distal border. Adults have been recorded in early August and from late September to early October.

Etymology

The species name is derived from Latin vexo (meaning "disarrange").

References

Pseudidonauton vexa Wikipedia


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