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Other Moths

Lepidoptera, except Obtectomera
This room displays photos of rather primitive moths which are not in Obtectomera group.
Unidentified Lepidopterans are found here.
(L) stands for Larva.

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A Burnet Moth [1], Hotaruga or Pidorus atratus <Zygaenidae>. photo: 09/2002, Tokyo, Japan. A Longhorned Fairy Moth [1][2], Hosoobi higenaga or Nemophora aurifera. <Adelidae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Burnet Moth, Erasmia pulchella or Satsuma Nishiki <Zygaenidae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

A Longhorned Moth, possibly Tisis sp.<Lecithoceridae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Plume Moth [1], Budou Toriba or Nippoptilia vitis, probably <Pterophoridae>. photo: 07/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Plume Moth [2], Budou Toriba or Nippoptilia vitis, probably <Pterophoridae>. photo: 10/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Unidentified Clearwing Moth [1][2] <Sesiidae - Sesiinae>. photo: 08/2006, Chiang Dao, Thailand. A Metalmark Moth, or Choreutis amethystodes <Choreutidae>. photo: 03/2008, Wutai Township, Taiwan. A Burnet Moth [2], Hotaruga or Pidorus atratus <Zygaenidae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Carpenter Worm Moth, Gomafu Bokutô or Zeuzera multistrigata <Cossidae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. back to upper category


exhibition rooms in this sector :

hymenoptera : sawflies | bees and digger wasps | ants | hornets | ichneumon wasps | other wasps
lepidoptera : inchworm moths || noctuid moths || hawk-moths || snout moths || other moths || swallowtails || whites || blues | riodinids || tigers & crows | palmflies & palm kings | morphos & evening browns | ringlets & treebrowns | Biblidinae | admirals & emperors | pansies & oak leaves | heliconiinae | sailers & gliders | other nymphalids || skippers || unidentified lepidopterans
diptera : true flies | mosquitoes and crane flies
coleoptera : ground beetles | scarabs | click beetles | lady beetles | leaf beetles | weevils | others
hemiptera : aphids & scales || cicadas & leafhoppers || aquatic bugs | assassin bugs | stink bugs
orthoptera : crickets | grasshoppers
dictyoptera : praying mantis | cockroaches | termites
odonata : dragonflies | damselflies
other group : other insects


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