Features for Lepidoptera

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Figure 1. Proboscis basally scaled - Proboscis basally scaled typical of Pyralidae. Right labial palp removed.

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Figure 2. Labial palps porrect - the labial palps in this moth are porrect or pointing forwards horizontally.

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Figure 3. *Bipectinnate antennae - the male antennae of Saturniidae are bipectinnate with long pectinations, usually with two pairs per segment.

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Figure 4. Upturned labial palps "tusk-like", typical of the Oecophoridae.

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Figure 5. Bipectinate antennae of Lymantiidae, Laelia obsoleta.

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Figure 6. The very broad eye caps of Opostegidae.

Ventral view, x60.

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Figure 7. Sculptured egg of a noctuid.

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Figure 8. Lamellate scales, plate-like.

Xylorictinae, Xyloryctidae.

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Figure 9. Unknown structures arising from the bases of the antennae in some pyralid moths.

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Figure 10. Epiphysis

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Figure 11. Thoracic scale tuft - scale tuft on the dorsal thorax.

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Figure 12. Fovea - a pit or depression. In this case forming a raised area on the dorsal surface of the fore wing.

Sighting on BowerBird: 6753

Observation on iNaturalist: 28937553

Collected on: 11/08/2007