Taxonomy | Thyrididae

more fallout from the recent Moths of Laos publication (2020):

(A) Definite changes
(1) all records in HK of Calindoea argentalis (Walker, 1866) are referable to Calindoea sapa Owada & Kobayashi, 2020, which occurs in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and southern China - the forewing costal margin of sapa is much browner, the f/w subterminal spotted fascia almost non existant and the hindwing fasciae less distinct. Further information on this species "pair" is given under the atlas entry for C. sapa

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Calindoea argentalis
(from Java)
Calindoea sapa
(from Hong Kong)
Posted on November 24, 2023 02:20 PM by hkmoths hkmoths | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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