Acontia, Strecker, 1898

Ferris, Clifford & Lafontaine, Donald, 2009, Review of the Acontia areli group with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Acontiinae), ZooKeys 9 (9), pp. 27-46 : 28

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.9.180

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B6371F8A-0C34-414B-94F3-F053781194A2

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3792352

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/3672A96E-FFD8-FFA9-DAC3-FA6FFEB1378E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Acontia
status

 

Acontia areli group

Diagnosis. The Acontia areli group is superficially characterized by the division of the forewing into a dark brownish-gray outer half and a pale white or buff inner half; a prominent, single, subapical white patch on the costa; a large, rounded, partially blue-filled reniform spot, and an orbicular spot usually reduced to black upper and lower arcs.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae