Plecoptera (moth)

Plecoptera is a genus of moths of the family Erebidae. It was described by Achille Guenée in 1852.[1]

Plecoptera
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Plecoptera sp.
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Plecoptera

Guenée in Boisduval & Guenée, 1852
Synonyms
  • Biregula Saalmüller, 1891
  • Carteia Walker, 1863
  • Plecopteroides Strand, 1918

DescriptionEdit

Palpi slight and reaching vertex of head, where the third joint minute. Antennae of male with long cilia and bristles. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Tibia slightly hairy and spineless. Forewings with nearly rectangular apex.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Plecoptera Guenée, 1852". Afromoths. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  2. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.