Tarsolepis sommeri

Tarsolepis sommeri is a moth in the family Notodontidae first described by Jacob Hübner in 1821. It is found in the oriental region.[1] The larvae have been recorded on Nephelium lappaceum. Adults have been observed drinking tears (lachryphagy) from mammals.[1]

Tarsolepis sommeri
Tarsolepis sommeri (Notodontidae).jpg
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T. sommeri
Binomial name
Tarsolepis sommeri
(Hübner, [1821])
Synonyms
  • Crino sommeri Hübner, [1821]
  • Tarsolepis remicauda Butler, 1872

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Holloway, Jeremy Daniel (1983). The Moths of Borneo, Part 4: Notodontidae. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society & Southdene Sdn Bhd.

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