Maceda (moth)

Maceda is a genus of moths of the family Nolidae first described by Francis Walker in 1857.[1]

Maceda
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Maceda mansueta
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Maceda

Walker, 1857
Synonyms
  • Calduba Walker, 1858

DescriptionEdit

Palpi slender, and reaching just above vertex of head. Antennae ciliated. Abdomen with coarse hair on dorsum of proximal segments. Tibia nearly naked. Forewings tuftless. Apex almost rectangular. Male with bar-shaped retinaculum. The end of the cell rounded and dilated with a small patch of ribbed hyaline (glass-like) membrane, probably for stridulation with the spines of the mid-tarsi. Hindwings with stalked veins 3 and 4.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2018). "Maceda Walker, 1857". Afromoths. Retrieved January 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.