Piletocera albescens Rebel

Whitish Grass Moth (Piletocera albescens)

This species was described in the year 1915.

The day-active Whitish Grass Moth is hitherto known from the Fijian Islands (?) and from Samoa, its biology, however, is quite unknown.

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References:

[1] James Atherton; Bruce Jefferies: Rapid Biodiversity Assessment of Upland Savai’i, Samoa. 2012

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Photo from: ‘H. Rebel: Neuer Beitrag zur Lepidopterenfauna der Samoa-Inseln. Mitteilungen aus dem Naturhistorischen (Zoologischen) Museum in Hamburg 32: 121-158. 1915’

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