Saturday, March 24, 2012

Eudocima homaena, Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu SUmatra Indonesia. This Owlet moth is the male of Eudocima homaena. This moth is from the family of Noctuidae under genus of Eudocima.


This moth has brown color at the upperside of fore wing and orange color at the hindwing. At the hindwing, a broad black mark is present at the dorsum, and a broad black comma mark at the middle of hindwing upper side. The wingspan is about 80mm.

Scientific classification
Scientific Classification:
Kingdom : Animalia - Animals
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
No Taxon : Moths
Superfamily : Noctuoidea
Family : Erebidae
Subfamily : Calpinae - Fruit-piercing Moths
Tribe : Calpini
Genus: Eudocima
Species: E. homaena
Binomial name : Eudocima homaena (Hübner, 1816)

Reference:
http://www.mothsofborneo.com/part-15-16/calpini/calpini_4_9.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eudocima_homaena


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