Thubana costimaculella is a moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It was described by Snellen in 1903. It is found on Java.
Moths are a polyphyletic group of insects that includes all members of the order Lepidoptera that are not butterflies, with moths making up the vast majority of the order. 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.
The Lecithoceridae, or long-horned moths, are a family of small moths described by Simon Le Marchand in 1947. Although lecithocerids are found throughout the world, the great majority are found in the Indomalaya ecozone and the southern part of the Palaearctic ecozone.
Java is an island of Indonesia, bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Java Sea on the north. With a population of over 141 million or 145 million, Java is the home to 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world's most populous island. The Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, is located on its northwestern coast. Much of Indonesian history took place on Java. It was the centre of powerful Hindu-Buddhist empires, the Islamic sultanates, and the core of the colonial Dutch East Indies. Java was also the center of the Indonesian struggle for independence during the 1930s and 1940s. Java dominates Indonesia politically, economically and culturally. Four of Indonesia's eight UNESCO world heritage sites are located in Java: Ujung Kulon National Park, Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, and Sangiran Early Man Site.
The wingspan is about 18 mm. The forewings are purplish brown with an ochreous-yellow dot at the base and an ochreous-yellow triangular area at the margin. The hindwings are greyish brown.
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).
The garden dart is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout much of the Palearctic. Temperate regions of Europe, Central Asia and North Asia, as well as the mountains of North Africa. Absent from polar regions, on Iceland and some Mediterranean islands, as well as in Macaronesia.
The setaceous Hebrew character is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone. It is a common species throughout Europe and North Asia and Central Asia, South Asia, China, Japan and Korea. It is also found in North America, from coast to coast across Canada and the northern United States to western Alaska. It occurs in the Rocky Mountains from Montana to southern Arizona and New Mexico. In the east, it ranges from Maine to North Carolina. It has recently been recorded from Tennessee.
Agrochola circellaris, The Brick, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout most of Europe, Asia Minor and Armenia.
Apamea crenata, known as the clouded-bordered brindle, is a moth in the Noctuidae family. It is distributed throughout the Palearctic ecozone.
Telicota colon, commonly known as the pale palm dart or common palm dart, is a butterfly belonging to the family Hesperiidae found in India to Australia.
Hasora anura, the slate awl, is a species of hesperid butterfly found in Asia. In India it is found in Sikkim and the Khasi Hills.
Enchrysa is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae. It contains the species Enchrysa dissectella, which is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Ohio and Ontario.
Noctua fimbriata, the broad-bordered yellow underwing, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in Europe, North Africa, Anatolia, the Caucasus, Turkey, Caucasus, Transcaucasia, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Novosibirsk Oblast. The border of its southern range is unclear because of the similar looking species Noctua tirrenica.
Coleophora lutipennella is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found in most of Europe, except the Mediterranean islands.
Enargia paleacea, the angle-striped sallow, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone from Ireland to Siberia East to Japan.
Monerista is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It contains the species Monerista hippastis, which is found in India (Assam).
Grammodes stolida, the geometrician, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Africa, southern Europe, most of Asia and Australia. It migrates to central and northern Europe as far north as England, Denmark and Finland.
Xylena vetusta, the red sword-grass, is species of moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Jacob Hübner in 1813. It is a found in the Palearctic ecozone from north-western Africa through Europe and Asia up to central Siberia. In the north, it is found up to the Arctic Circle and Iceland.
Isodemis stenotera is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is known from China and Indonesia (Sumatra).
Cosmopterix erinome is a moth of the family Cosmopterigidae. It is known from the United States.
Cosmopterix floridanella is a moth of the family Cosmopterigidae. It is found in the United States, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Jamaica and the US Virgin Islands.
Coleophora alticolella is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found in most of Europe. It is also known from North America.
Hellinsia sulphureodactylus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found in North America.
Spilosoma crossi is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Rothschild in 1910. It is found in Nigeria and Gambia.
Gelechia badiomaculella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Kentucky.
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