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Analyta diaphana Hampson, [1891]; PED 12

  • Taxonomy

    The female holotype of Cirrhochrista diaphana Hampson, 1891: 135, pl. 155, fig.11 from India (Nilgiris) is in the NHM.

    Agrotera leucostola Hampson, 1896, Analyta apicalis Hampson, 1896 and A. sigulalis Guenée, 1854 are very similar and may be syn. The A. apicalis group is in need of revision.

  • Description

    Wing length : 10mm. A pale thinly-scaled sp. with faint grey marking and a black apical patch on the FW. The body may be silvery white when fresh but usually becomes brownish as the scales are lost. The male is similar but has long black anal hair pencils. In A. apicalis the HW has a small black spot at the apex in A. leucostola there is a diffuse black patch.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    India (Tamilnadu), W. Malaysia, Sabah, Brunei, Phillippines, Indonesia (Salayer). Lowland primary forest (inc. canopy); <580m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

    Agrotera [Leucinodella] leucostola
    Analyta apicalis
    A. sigulalis

  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Hampson,G.F. (1891) The Lepidoptera Heterocera of the Nilgiri district. Ill. typ. spec. Lepid. Heteroc. coll. B.M., 8. 144 pp., pl. 139-156, London.

  • Genitalia

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  • DNA Barcode

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  • 3D Imaging

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  • Spare

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(1) Taxonomy, (2) Description, (3) Distribution & Habitat, (4) Life History & Pest Status, (5) Similar spp., (6) Unrelated Look-alikes, (7) References, (8) Genitalia, (9) DNA Barcode, (10) 3D Imaging, (11) Spare