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Lepidoptera > Zygaenoidea > Limacodidae > Limacodinae > Scopelodes

Scopelodes testacea Butler, 1886

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Scopelodes testacea from Limacodidae of Vietnam. 

The species is distinguished externally from other Scopelodes Westwood, 1841 by the white tuft of labial palps with black apex; the hindwings are greyish yellow with weakly defined yellow veins as in S. venosa Walker, 1855; the forewings are dark (as illustrated) or light grayish brown with transverse postmedial light field (Colour plate 12, figs 3–5; Colour plate 17, fig. 8).

References:
  1. OD: Scopelodes testacea Butler, 1886 Ill. typical Spec. Lep. Het. Colln Br. Mus. 6 : 3, pl. 101, f. 5 at http://archive.org/stream/illustrationsoft06brituoft#page/3/mode/1up [accessed 27 September 2017]
  2. http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=260915 [accessed 27 September 2017]
  3. http://www.jpmoth.org/~dmoth/Digital_Moths_of_Asia/60_ZYGAENOIDEA/Limacodidae/19_Scopelodes/Scopelodes%20testacea/Scopelodes%20testacea.htm [accessed 27 September 2017]
  4. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo. Pl 39/24. 

 


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Anonymous. 2021. Scopelodes testacea Butler, 1886. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/356144/Scopelodes-testacea
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