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Phazaca cythera (Swinhoe)

Cythera Urania Moth (Phazaca cythera)

Distribution:

Fiji: Vanua Levu, Viti Levu

local names: –

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

The species reaches a wingspan 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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edited: 26.12.2018