Plecoptera violacea

Plecoptera violacea is a species of moth of the family Erebidae first described by Pagenstecher in 1884. It is found from Sundaland east to New Guinea, New Caledonia and Fiji.

Plecoptera violacea
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P. violacea
Binomial name
Plecoptera violacea
Pagenstecher, 1884
Synonyms
  • Heliothis violacea Pagenstecher, 1884
  • Remigia crinigera Swinhoe, 1897
  • Plecoptera antigona Holland, 1900
  • Carteia grisea Warren, 1912
  • Carteia roeniata Warren, 1912

Larvae have been recorded on Erythrina, Pterocarpus, Senna, Pterocarpus, Randia, Psychotria, Tarenna and Phyllanthus.

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External linksEdit

  • Holloway, Jeremy Daniel. "Plecoptera violacea Pagenstecher". The Moths of Borneo. Retrieved August 6, 2019.