Thoscora acca is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by William Schaus in 1892. It is found in Guyana, Panama and Costa Rica.
Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera. Most lepidopterans are moths, and there are thought to be approximately 160,000 species of moth, many of which have yet to be described. Most species of moth are nocturnal, but there are also crepuscular and diurnal species.
William Schaus was an American entomologist who became known for his major contribution to the knowledge and description of new species of the Neotropical Lepidoptera.
Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a country on the northern mainland of South America. It is often considered part of the Caribbean region because of its strong cultural, historical, and political ties with other Anglo-Caribbean countries and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Guyana is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the north, Brazil to the south and southwest, Venezuela to the west, and Suriname to the east. With 215,000 square kilometres (83,000 sq mi), Guyana is the third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.
The wingspan is 30 mm. The forewings are pinkish brown with a blackish median transverse line. The hindwings are roseate. The underside is roseate, with the apices of the forewings brownish. The head and thorax are brownish and the abdomen is red.
The wingspan of a bird or an airplane is the distance from one wingtip to the other wingtip. For example, the Boeing 777-200 has a wingspan of 60.93 metres, and a wandering albatross caught in 1965 had a wingspan of 3.63 metres, the official record for a living bird. The term wingspan, more technically extent, is also used for other winged animals such as pterosaurs, bats, insects, etc., and other fixed-wing aircraft such as ornithopters. In humans, the term wingspan also refers to the arm span, which is distance between the length from one end of an individual's arms to the other when raised parallel to the ground at shoulder height at a 90º angle. Former professional basketball player Manute Bol stands at 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) and owns one of the largest wingspans at 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m).
Founded in 1904, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification (ACCA). ACCA's headquarters are in London with principal administrative office in Glasgow. ACCA works through a network of over 104 offices and centres in 52 countries - with 323 Approved Learning Partners (ALP) and more than 7,300 Approved Employers worldwide, who provide employee development.
Logania watsoniana, or Watson's mottle, is a small but striking butterfly found in India that belongs to the lycaenids or blues. The species was first described by Lionel de Nicéville in 1898.
Conistra ligula is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic.
Hydraecia micacea, the rosy rustic, is a moth of the family Noctuoidea. It is found across the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Siberia. It reaches Japan and is introduced to eastern USA, Quebec and Ottawa.
Sideridis rivularis, the campion, is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in from the northern part of the Iberian Peninsula, through the whole of Europe. To the east, it is found in Central Asia and Siberia, up to Manchuria. To the south, it is found in the Mediterranean Sea region and parts of Asia Minor. In the Alps, it is found at up to 1,600 metres above sea level.
Polia bombycina is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Japan including the Russian Far East and Siberia.
Orthosia opima, the northern drab, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from central and northern Europe east to central Asia. In the west and north it is found from France through Great Britain up to southern Fennoscandia, south from the Alps up to the Balkans.
Polia nebulosa, the grey arches, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in temperate Europe and Asia up to eastern Asia and Japan. It is not present in northernmost Fennoscandia and the southern parts of the Iberian Peninsula, Italy and Greece. In the Alps it is found on heights up to 1,600 meters.
Aristotelia roseosuffusella, the pink-washed aristotelia, clover aristotelia moth or garden webworm, is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, including Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The species was first described by James Brackenridge Clemens in 1860.
Thoscora is a genus of moth in the family Megalopygidae.
Chionodes discoocellella, the eyeringed chionodes moth, is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It is found in the United States, where it has been recorded from Maine to South Dakota, Florida, Texas and Colorado.
Pseudotelphusa palliderosacella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia.
Gelechia maculatusella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California.
Aristotelia rubidella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by James Brackenridge Clemens in 1860. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Thoscora rubrivena is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by Jones in 1912. It is found in Brazil.
Thoscora omayena is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by William Schaus in 1904. It is found in Guyana.
Thoscora brugea is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by William Schaus in 1904. It is found in Venezuela.
Trosia dimas, the rosy ermine, is a moth of the Megalopygidae family. It was described by Pieter Cramer in 1775. It is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Brazil and Peru. The habitat consists of rainforests and cloudforest at altitudes between 300 and 1,700 meters.
Trosia ochracea is a moth of the Megalopygidae family, first described by Hopp in 1922. It is found in Brazil.
Cleora scriptaria, the kawakawa looper moth, is a moth in the family Geometridae found only in New Zealand.
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