Josia ligula described in Hipocrita Tineiformis (Arctiidaee)James S. Miller and Andrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionType species of Josia. The species is widely distributed throughout the lowlands of the Amazon basin, the Guiana shield, and the Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil.
CharacteristicsMiller (2009) lists the following diagnostic features: White frons; longitudinal FW and HW stripes moderately wide, falling slightly short of outer margin; FW costa dark with a few scattered buff-colored scales; stripes orange, rather than yellow or yellow-orange.
Other Names for Josia ligula described in Hipocrita Tineiformis (Arctiidaee)
- Bombyx fulvia
- Josia tenuivitta
Miller, JS. 2009. Generic revision of the Dioptinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Notodontidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 321, 1-971 + 48 plates.
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