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Moths of the Amazon and Andes
Straw-bordered Rosema
Rosema epigena   STOLL, 1782
Superfamily - NOCTUOIDEA

Family - NOTODONTIDAE

subfamily - HETEROCAMPINAE
Tribe -

Rosema epigena, Satipo, Peru  Adrian Hoskins

Introduction
There are about 20 species in the genus Rosema, all of which are predominantly green in colour. In some species such as thestia the outer margin of the forewings is ragged in outline, while in others such as apollinairei the wings are elongated.
Rosema epigena is distributed across much of tropical South America from Venezuela and Guyana to Peru and Bolivia.
Habitats
This species is found in cloudforest at altitudes between about 400-1200m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

 

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