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Moths of the Amazon and Andes
Cream-barred Tiger
Viviennea moma  SCHAUS, 1905

Superfamily - NOCTUOIDEA

Family - EREBIDAE

subfamily - ARCTIINAE

Tribe -

Viviennea moma San Pedro, Peru  Adrian Hoskins
Introduction
There are about 6000 known species of Arctiinae in the neotropical region. Most are noxious to birds and have aposematic or diematic warning coloration.
There are 12 Viviennea species, all of which are confined to the neotropical region. They are small moths averaging about 25-30mm in wingspan, with a blackish ground colour that reflects a metallic bluish sheen. The bands on the forewings vary in width and can be either white, yellow or orange according to species.
Viviennea moma is known from Venezuela, Guyana, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil.
Habitats
This species inhabits cloudforest at altitudes between about 400-1800m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

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