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標題: [Nolidae] Noctuidae, Nolinae - Selepa celtis [打印本頁]

作者: blackdogto    時間: 2009-5-12 01:58     標題: Noctuidae, Nolinae - Selepa celtis

Date: 29/4/09
Location: Sui Hau, Lantau
Hostplant: 油甘子 Phyllanthus emblica

Pupa (covered with mass of old leaves and faeces)
Date: 5/5/09
Length: 15mm

Adult Moth
Date: 11/5/09
Length: ~15mm

[ 本帖最後由 blackdogto 於 2009-5-12 22:08 編輯 ]

[ Last edited by  hkmoths at 2009-5-16 08:21 ]
作者: dlmohn    時間: 2009-5-12 18:34

Maybe, but I'd opt for maybe Nolidae  瘤蛾科.  See the index: ... amp;extra=page%3D1.

Also, most Lymantridae do not incorporate so much of their fras into the cocoon.

Good pics!
作者: hkmoths    時間: 2009-5-13 22:41

This is one of the Selepa species, probably S. molybdea, though the lighting on the moth suggests a lot of reflected light from a flash unit, so I'd be hesitant to be 100% sure of the i.d. as both S. celtis and S. discigera are also possibilities going on the adult, though the larva doesn't look right for discigera.

Noctuidae, Nolinae, tribal placement not defined, though possibly allied to Westermanniini

cheers,  Roger.
作者: blackdogto    時間: 2009-5-13 22:54

Thanks Roger!
Here is another photo I taken with more natural light..

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作者: hkmoths    時間: 2009-5-16 08:20

That's clearer, thx.

Selepa celtis.

cheers,  Roger.

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