Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Thyatira batis
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Thyatira batis
Public Records: 5
Specimens with Barcodes: 24
Species With Barcodes: 1
It is a striking species with brown forewings marked with five pink and white blotches which do rather resemble the petals of peach blossom. The hindwings are buff and grey. The wingspan is 40–45 mm. The species flies at night, in western Europe in June and July sometimes with a partial second brood emerges in late August and September. The species is attracted to light and sugar.
Both sides MHNT
- Thyatira batis batis
- Thyatira batis formosicola Matsumura, 1933
- Thyatira batis mandschurica Werny, 1966
- Thyatira batis pallida (Rothschild, 1920)
- Thyatira batis rubrescens Werny, 1966
- "Peach Blossom at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera pages". Funet.fi. Retrieved 2011-12-19.
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- Chinery, Michael Collins Guide to the Insects of Britain and Western Europe 1986 (Reprinted 1991)
- Skinner, Bernard Colour Identification Guide to Moths of the British Isles 1984
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