Thyas coronata

Last updated

Thyas coronata
Thyas coronata (Noctuidae Catocalinae).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Species:
T. coronata
Binomial name
Thyas coronata
(Fabricius, 1775)
Synonyms
  • Noctua coronataFabricius, 1775
  • Noctua leoninaFabricius, 1775
  • Noctua ancillaFabricius, 1794
  • Corycia magicaHübner, 1827
  • Ophiodes ponderosaMabille, 1879
  • Anua coronataFabricius; Holloway, 1976
  • Ophiusa coronataFabricius; Kobes, 1985
  • Ophiusa ponderosa(Mabille, 1879)
  • Ophiusa magica(Hübner, 1827)
  • Ophiusa ancilla(Fabricius, 1794)
  • Ophiusa leonina(Fabricius, 1775)

Thyas coronata is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1775. It is found from the Indo-Australian tropics of southern China, Taiwan, Japan, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka to Micronesia and the Society Islands.

Contents

Description

The wingspan is about 82–96 mm. The head and thorax are a pale reddish brown. Abdomen orange, with black segments. Forewings irrorated (sprinkled) with dark specks. A short sub-basal dark line is present. There is an outwardly oblique slightly sinuous antemedial line and small round greyish orbicular can be seen. Renifrom large and chocolate coloured, ringed with grey or broken up into grey or chocolate grey-ringed spots. A slightly inwardly-oblique postmedial line and a pale sub-marginal line, which is slightly bent below the costa. Hindwings orange with broad medial and sub-marginal fuscous black bands not reaching inner margin. Sub-marginal lines widest towards costa. Ventral side orange. Costal and outer areas of both wings dark speckled and with a slight reddish suffusion. A black patch can be seen near the outer angle of the forewing. [1]

Larva dull sienna brown and longitudinally striped with blackish brown. A dorsal black spot found on eighth somite and paired black dorsal tubercles can be seen on tenth and eleventh somites. A lateral yellow-edged spot is found on the fifth somite. Ventral side dark and head black striped.

The larvae feed on Combretum , Quisqualis (including Quisqualis indica ), Terminalia (including Terminalia catappa ), Litsea , Anamirta , Pinus and Nephelium species. It is considered a pest on oranges, lemons and other Citrus species. [2]

Related Research Articles

<i>Daphnis nerii</i> Species of moth

Daphnis nerii, the oleander hawk-moth or army green moth, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae.

<i>Marumba dyras</i> species of insect

Marumba dyras, the dull swirled hawkmoth, is a species of hawk moth described by Francis Walker in 1856. It is found in South-east and South Asia.

<i>Nephele hespera</i> species of insect

Nephele hespera, the crepuscular hawkmoth, is a sphingid moth described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1775.

<i>Achaea janata</i> species of insect

Achaea janata, the castor semi-looper or croton caterpillar, is an erebid moth, the caterpillars of which are termed 'semi-loopers' due to their mode of locomotion. It is found from the Indo-Australian tropics and subtropics, extending south to New Zealand and east through the Pacific archipelagoes to Easter Island. It is a major pest of castor throughout the world.

<i>Corcobara</i> genus of insects

Corcobara is a monotypic moth genus of the family Erebidae first described by Frederic Moore in 1882. Its only species, Corcobara angulipennis, described by the same author in the same year, is found in India, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Guinea, Sri Lanka and the Solomons.

<i>Eudocima materna</i> species of moth

Eudocima materna, the dot-underwing moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae found in widespread parts of the world, mainly in tropical Asia extending to New Guinea and Australia as well as in Africa. Reports from the United States, Canada and the French Antilles are now considered to be Eudocima apta. The species can be differentiated from other Eudocima moths by the presence of small central black dot in each hindwing. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1767 12th edition of Systema Naturae.

<i>Arcte coerula</i> species of insect

Arcte coerula, the ramie moth, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species was first described by Achille Guenée in 1852. It is found from in south-east Asia, including Fiji, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Japan, New Guinea, Taiwan and Norfolk Island. It has been recently observed in Hawaii, on the island of Maui.

<i>Artena dotata</i> species of insect

Artena dotata is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from the Indian subregion to Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Japan, Sumatra and Borneo.

<i>Ophiusa disjungens</i> species of insect

Ophiusa disjungens, the guava moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Francis Walker in 1858. It is found in south-east Asia and the south Pacific, including Thailand, Japan, Tonga and New South Wales and Queensland. The adult is a fruit piercer.

<i>Eudocima phalonia</i> species of moth

Eudocima phalonia, the common fruit-piercing moth, is a fruit piercing moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1763 Centuria Insectorum. It is found in large parts of the tropics, mainly in Asia, Africa and Australia but introduced into other areas such as Hawaii, New Zealand and the Society Islands. It is one of major fruit pests in the world.

<i>Eudocima homaena</i> species of moth

Eudocima homaena is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by Jacob Hübner in 1816. It is found in the Indian subregion, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Nicobars, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, the Philippines and on Christmas Island. It is a major pest on orange plants.

<i>Eudocima salaminia</i> species of moth

Eudocima salaminia, the green fruit-piercing moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Pieter Cramer in 1777. It is found from India, and across south-east Asia to the Pacific Islands. In Australia it occurs in the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales. The adult is a fruit piercer.

<i>Asota ficus</i> species of insect

Asota ficus is a moth in the family Erebidae first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1775. It is found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia (Sumatra), Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and northern Vietnam.

<i>Trabala vishnou</i> species of insect

Trabala vishnou, the rose-myrtle lappet moth, is a moth of the family Lasiocampidae. It is found in south-east Asia, including Pakistan, India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Java, China, Japan, Hong Kong, and Indonesia. Four subspecies are recognized.

<i>Cosmopterix teligera</i> species of insect

Cosmopterix teligera is a moth of the family Cosmopterigidae. It is known from the United States, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Jamaica and Mexico (Tamaulipas).

<i>Oraesia emarginata</i> species of moth

Oraesia emarginata is a species of moth of the family Erebidae first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1794. It is found in Australia, New Caledonia, Indonesia, New Guinea, Pakistan, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, China, Japan, Korea and Nepal as well as Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, the Gambia, Uganda, Oman and Yemen.

<i>Striglina scitaria</i> species of insect

Striglina scitaria, the daincha leaf webber, is a species of moth of the family Thyrididae described by Francis Walker in 1862. It is found in Taiwan, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Myanmar, the Andamans, Borneo, New Guinea, Fiji and Australia. It is a major pest which mainly attacks legume crops.

<i>Lacera alope</i> species of insect

Lacera alope, the toothed drab, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Pieter Cramer in 1780. It is found in Africa, where it is known from southern and eastern Africa, including several islands of the Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia, and southern Asia from India, Sri Lanka to China.

<i>Autoba abrupta</i>

Autoba abrupta is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea, Thailand, and Australia. The species is largely used by the name Eublemma abrupta in Indian and Sri Lankan texts.

Risoba obstructa is a species of moth of the family Nolidae first described by Frederic Moore in 1881.

References

  1. Hampson, G. F. (1894). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume II. Taylor and Francis via Biodiversity Heritage Library.
  2. Holloway, Jeremy Daniel. "Thyas coronata Fabricius comb. n." The Moths of Borneo. Retrieved 13 August 2016.