Phazaca cythera (Swinhoe)

Cythera Urania Moth (Phazaca cythera)

This species, which was described in the year 1902, occurs from Southeast Asia to the Fijian Islands.

The moths reach wingspans of 1,7 to 2,4 cm. [1]

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References:

[1] Gaden S. Robinson: Macrolepidoptera of Fiji and Rotuma: a taxonomic and biogeographic study. Classey 1975

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Photo: John A. Clayton; by courtesy of John A. Clayton

http://www.usp.ac.fj/fijimoths

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