Neha Patil

Temnora iapygoides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Sphingidae
Scientific name  Temnora iapygoides
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Temnora
Rank  Species
Similar  Zamarada, Cyligramma, Polyptychus, Nephele, Dysgonia

Temnora iapygoides is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from forests from Sierra Leone to Congo and Uganda, as well as Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and from Tanzania to the Kenya coast.

The length of the forewings is 18–22 mm. It is similar to Temnora eranga, but the forewing upperside is lacking subapical cream markings and the postmedian cream translucent spot. Furthermore, the abdominal sternites are without white spots.

References

Temnora iapygoides Wikipedia


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