Tactusa sine Fibiger

FIBIGER, MICHAEL, 2010, Revision of the Micronoctuidae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) Part 3, Taxonomy of the Tactusinae, Zootaxa 2583 (1), pp. 1-119: 16

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2583.1.1

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5459390

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7C67FC6F-2D3C-FFA7-FF28-FD8BED1E70BE

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Tactusa sine Fibiger
status

new species

Tactusa sine Fibiger   , new species

( Plate 1, figure 3)

Material examined. Holotype: male, N Vietnam, Dat Lat , Institute of Biology, 10.xii.1994, leg. S. Mahunga, G. Sziraki, & L. Zombori, coll. M. Fibiger, to be deposited in ZMUC.  

Taxonomic notes. T. sine   is a member of the T. sumatrensis   species-group, which has a blackish brown quadrangular patch between the antemedial and postmedial lines.

Diagnosis. Imago (external). Wingspan: 13 mm.

Forewing: ground colour brown, with dark brown medial and costa patch of basal area (apo.).

Crosslines: all crosslines present, except basal line, dark brown, terminal line indicated by black interneural dots.

Reniform stigma: present but weakly marked, basally outlined by black, distally by brown (apo.).

Hindwing: dark grey, with indistinct discal spot.

Underside: unicolorous grey.

Male and Female genitalia. Unknown.

Differential diagnosis. T. sine   differs from other members of group in darker ground colour and black and brown outlined reniform stigma.

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Erebidae

Genus

Tactusa