Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Dovania poecila
Below is the 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: Dovania poecila
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 18
Species With Barcodes: 1
The length of the forewings is 30–35 mm. The head and body are blackish, woolly, with a series of white transverse bands interrupted at the dorsum on the abdomen. The forewings are very dark purplish brown with faint, irregular paler transverse bands, a small white stigma and two prominent white lines at the apex. The hindwings are bright coppery, but blackish near the inner margin.
- "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- "Revised Catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with Descriptions of the East African species". Biodiversitylibrary.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- Afromoths[dead link]
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