Thubana onyx is a moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It was described by László Anthony Gozmány in 1978. It is found in Nepal.
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.
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.
Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is located mainly in the Himalayas but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain. With an estimated population of 26.4 million, it is 48th largest country by population and 93rd largest country by area. It borders China in the north and India in the south, east, and west while Bangladesh is located within only 27 km (17 mi) of its southeastern tip and Bhutan is separated from it by the Indian state of Sikkim. Nepal has a diverse geography, including fertile plains, subalpine forested hills, and eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Kathmandu is the nation's capital and largest city. Nepal is a multiethnic nation with Nepali as the official language.
Onyx primarily refers to the parallel banded variety of the silicate mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color. Commonly, specimens of onyx contain bands of black and/or white. Onyx, as a descriptive term, has also been applied to parallel banded varieties of alabaster, marble, obsidian and opal, and misleadingly to materials with contorted banding, such as "Cave Onyx" and "Mexican Onyx".
The Holcopogoninae are a subfamily of moths. They belong to the huge the superfamily Gelechioidea, of which they represent a minor but apparently quite distinct lineage.
The Lecithocerinae are a subfamily of small moths in the family Lecithoceridae. They are found worldwide, but most species occur in South Asia. The subfamily is characterized by the male genitalia with a bridge-like structure connecting the tegumen and the valva, and the uncus almost always is vestigal with two lobes at the dorsal base, only exceptionally united into a broad plate, but never as a thorn or spine.
Ceuthomadarus is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae.
Homaloxestis is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae.
Lecithocera is a genus of moths in the lecithocerid subfamily Lecithocerinae.
Thubana is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae and subfamily Torodorinae.
Torodora is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae.
Perissomastix is a genus of moths belonging to the family Tineidae.
Thubana xanthoteles is a species of moth of the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Yunnan province in China, and in Thailand, India and Sri Lanka.
Athymoris aurantiella is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Taiwan.
Athymoris liukueiensis is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Taiwan.
Athymoris subtrigona is a moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It is found in Taiwan.
Athymoris phreatosa is a moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It is found in China (Sichuan) and Taiwan.
Halolaguna palinensis is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Taiwan.
Symmoca is a genus of moths in the family Autostichidae.
Autostichidae is a family of moths in the moth superfamily Gelechioidea.
The Torodorinae are a subfamily of small moths in the family Lecithoceridae.
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