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Moths of the Amazon and Andes
Bottle-green Footman

Genus and species unknown ( ref: 4899 )

Superfamily - NOCTUOIDEA
Family - EREBIDAE
subfamily - ARCTIINAE
Tribe - LITHOSIINI

Genus species, Villa Rica, Peru Adrian Hoskins

Introduction

I have not yet been unable to identify this species but its has anatomical characteristics that indicate it to be a member of the Lithosiini: short forward-pointing antennae, smooth head, extremely short labial palpi, iridescent scales and unpatterned wings.
Habitats
This species was attracted to light at a coffee plantation, at an elevation of about 1600m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

This is a nocturnal species.

 

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