Neha Patil

Temnora albilinea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Temnora albilinea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Temnora
Rank  Species

Temnora albilinea is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from forests from Cameroon to Angola, Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.

The length of the forewings is 25–27 mm. The body and both wings are very dark olive. The forewings are narrow and long and have a very fine curved whitish line running from the tornus to the costa. The apical area is paler. The abdominal tufts of the male are red.

References

Temnora albilinea Wikipedia


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