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Paraponyx villidalis Walker, [1859]; PED 3

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Oligostigma villidalis Walker, 1859c: 435 from Sarawak is in the UM Oxford.

    syn. Hydrocampa sacadasalis Walker, 1859e: 963 The female type is from Australia (Morton Bay);

    syn. Oligostigma unilinealis Snellen, 1876: (196, pl. 8, fig. 1). TL Java.

    Comb. n. to Parapoynx (Yoshiyasu, 1987: 75).

  • Description

    Wing length: 7.5mm. Another Parapoynx sp. with a distinctive striped horizontal pattern, in brown white and orange. The HW is falcate near the tornus. There is a small black punctum on the FW and two small black spots on the HW margin near the tornus. Yoshiyasu, (1987: 138-140) re-describes and illustrates the sp. (182 Fig. 32 B) and the genitalia of both sexes (figs 1, 2).

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Sri Lanka, India (Assam), Thailand, Sabah, Sarawak, Indonesia (Java, Sangir, Sulawesi), Taiwan, Australia (Q), Fiji, Samoa.

    Lowland primary & secondary forest; <250m.

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Snellen, P. C. T., (1876). Over Oligostigma Guenée, eengenus der Pyraliden. Tijdschr. v. Ent. 19: 186-209, pl. 8-9.

    Walker, F. (1859c). Pyralides. In; List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. 17: pp. i-iiv, 255-508.

    Walker, F. (1859e [May 10]) List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. 19: 890-964.

  • Genitalia

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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