Thumathoides

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Thumathoides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus:Thumathoides
Holloway, 1979
Species:T. fumosa
Binomial name
Thumathoides fumosa
Holloway, 1979

Thumathoides is a genus of moths in the family Arctiidae. It contains the single species Thumathoides fumosa, which is found in New Caledonia. [1]

New Caledonia overseas territory of France in the southwest Pacific Ocean

New Caledonia is a special collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific Ocean, located to the south of Vanuatu, about 1,210 km (750 mi) east of Australia and 20,000 km (12,000 mi) from Metropolitan France. The archipelago, part of the Melanesia subregion, includes the main island of Grande Terre, the Loyalty Islands, the Chesterfield Islands, the Belep archipelago, the Isle of Pines, and a few remote islets. The Chesterfield Islands are in the Coral Sea. Locals refer to Grande Terre as Le Caillou.

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References

  1. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Thumathoides fumosa". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index . Natural History Museum . Retrieved May 14, 2018.