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Cirrhochrista fumipalpis Felder & Rogenhöfer, [1875]; PED 15

  • Taxonomy

    The female holotype of Cirrhochrista fumipalpis Felder & Rogenhöfer [1875] 1874: 217 Table 135, Pl. 184 fig. 31, is from the Molluccas [Sulawesi]. The exact location of the holotype is not known to us.

  • Description

    Wing length: 15mm. The dark brown markings of the FW are sprinkled with silvery scales. The hindwings are usually pearly white but can be more yellowish especially at the fringe. Where the veins reach the margin there may be neural spots and, or, a few darker patches. In the female the terminal abdominal segments have brown banding and larger lateral darker patches, these are obscured by large silver grey scales. The males have large valvae covered with grey black hair scales. See other spp. in C. fumipalpis group.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sri Lanka, India (Sikkim, Assam), Burma, W. Malaysia, Sabah, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Sumbawa, Bali, Sulawesi), China (Yunnan, Hong Kong). Lowland to lower montane; <1200m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

    The larvae can damage Ficus spp. fruits.

  • Similar spp.

    C. fumipalpis group spp.

  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Felder, C., Felder, R. & Rogenhofer A. F. ([1875] 1874) Reise öste Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jarhen 1857, 1858, 1859 (Zool.), 2; 2 Abtheilung. Lepidoptera 2; 9 + 10+ 20 pp , 140 pls. Wien.

  • 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