Chrysodeixis illuminata

Chrysodeixis illuminata is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found across south-east Asia and the southern Pacific, including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Timor, New Caledonia, Borneo, the Cook Islands, Queensland, the Chagos Archipelago and Samoa.

Chrysodeixis illuminata
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C. illuminata
Binomial name
Chrysodeixis illuminata
(G.S. Robinson, 1968)
Synonyms
  • Plusia illuminata G.S. Robinson, 1968
  • Phytometra illuminata Warren, 1913
  • Chrysodeixis nesiotes Dufay, 1974
  • Chrysodeixis albescens Chou & Lu, 1979

Adults are predominantly grey or pale brown in colour, with dark brown patches and a white blotch near the centre of each forewing. The hindwings are a uniform brown, fading toward the base. There are bunched hairs on the thorax.

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