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Cirrhochrista sp. 1; PED 15

  • Taxonomy

    Cirrhochrista sp. 1. An unnamed morphotype resembling Cirrhochrista semibrunnea Hampson, [1895] 1895: 918 (TL Bhutan), in the NHM and SLS Colls.

  • Description

    Wing length: 12mm. A primarily brown and white sp. with the distinctive FW patterning of the C. spissalis group, where the brown subapical, sub-termenal and basal fasciae delineate a white figure of eight shaped space. Like Cirrhochrista semibrunea: 918 (TL Bhutan) the abdomen has the two basal segments white laterally, with a slightly broadening dark orange-centred mid-dorsal fascia. Remaining segments with nearly all the dorsal fascia dark. C. semibrunnea has a broad and complete median fascia, unlike this sp..

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sabah, Brunei; Lowland. Primary forest & a variety of biotopes; <250m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Similar spp.

    Cirrhochrista semibrunnea

  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Hampson, G. F., (1895 [1896]) Proc. Zool Soc. London 1895: 5, On the classification of the Schoenobiinae and Crambinae, two subfamilies of moths of the family Pyralidae: 897-974.

  • 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