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Arthroschista tricoloralis Pagenstecher, [1888]; PED 12

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Margaronia tricoloralis Pagenstecher, 1888: 190 is from Amboina.

  • Description

    Wing Length: 14mm. A distinctive pale blue-green species with darker green central blotches on all wings. The costa is marked by a thin red brown area. The legs are extensively marked with red and the abdomen shows a series of red triangles dorsally on all abdominal segments. Males have black and red hair pencils at the tip of their abdomens.

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Kalimantan Barat, Sabah, Indonesia (Java, Amboina, Irian Jaya), PNG, Australia (Q). Lowland forest including canopy; <580m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Pagenstecher, A. (1888) Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-fauna des malayischen Archipels V. Smetterlinge von Amboina. Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk. 41: 85-221.

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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