Tonica mixogama is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1928.It is found on New Britain.
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.
Depressariidae is a family of moths. It has formerly been treated as a subfamily of Gelechiidae, but is now recognised as a separate family, comprising about 2300 species worldwide.
New Britain is the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. It is separated from the island of New Guinea by the Dampier and Vitiaz Straits and from New Ireland by St. George's Channel. The main towns of New Britain are Rabaul/Kokopo and Kimbe. The island is roughly the size of Taiwan. While the island was part of German New Guinea, it was named Neupommern.
The wingspan is 32–40 mm. The forewings are pale ochreous irrorated lighter and darker brown, in males appearing ochreous and in females much browner. In females, there are scattered black scales in the disc, especially between the veins beyond the cell. There is a short black dash towards the costa at one-third in females which is brown in males. A scale-tuft is found near the base in the middle, one almost dorsal at one-fourth, three large representing the stigmata, with the plical obliquely beyond the first discal, and a smaller one between the discal. In females, a submarginal series of small spots of black irroration is found around the posterior third of the costa and termen, the costa above this suffusedly mixed dark fuscous, these are ferruginous in males. The hindwings are whitish-ochreous in males and light greyish in females.
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).
Mycalesis oculus, the red-disc bushbrown, is a satyrine butterfly found in southern India. It is similar in markings to Mycalesis adolphei but distinguished by the reddish band around the large apical spots on the upper forewings.
Appias lalage, the spot puffin, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the yellows and whites, which is found in India, Indochina and Hainan.
Hypodrasia is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae. It contains the species Hypodrasia acycla, which is found in the Philippines (Luzon).
Hexadactilia trilobata is a moth of the family Pterophoridae described by Thomas Bainbrigge Fletcher in 1910. It is found in Australia in Queensland and New Guinea.
Cryptolechia callixyla is a moth in the Oecophoridae family. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1888. It is found in New Zealand.
Tonica citrantha is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Alexey Diakonoff in 1967. It is found on Luzon in the Philippines.
Epermenia trileucota is a moth in the family Epermeniidae. It was described by Meyrick in 1921. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from South Australia.
Ebbepterote is a monotypic moth genus in the family Eupterotidae. It was erected by Rolf G. Oberprieler, Wolfgang A. Nässig and Edward David Edwards in 2003. Its only species, Ebbepterote expansa, was described by Thomas Pennington Lucas in 1891. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland.
Dactylethrella candida is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Stainton in 1859. It is found in Sri Lanka and southern India.
Dichomeris corniculata is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1913. It is found in India (Assam) and China (Guangdong).
Bagdadia paroctas is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1913. It is found in China (Zhejiang), Vietnam, Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia (Java).
Hypatima euplecta is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1904. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
Chionodes helicosticta is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Texas, Arizona, California and Oregon.
Aroga elaboratella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California and Baja California.
Faculta inaequalis is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in Mexico and the United States, where it has been recorded from California, Arizona and New Mexico.
Rhodanassa io is a moth of the Depressariidae family and only species in the Rhodanassa genus. It is found in French Guiana.
Cryptophasa balteata is a moth in the family Xyloryctidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1866. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.
Epichostis antigama is a moth in the Xyloryctidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1908. It is found in southern India.
Plectophila pyrgodes is a moth in the Xyloryctidae family. It was described by Turner in 1898. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from New South Wales and Queensland.
Imma euglypta is a moth in the family Immidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1931. It is found in Colombia.
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