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Paracataclysta
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Paracataclysta is a monotypic moth genus in the family Crambidae described by Yutaka Yoshiyasu in 1983. Its single species, Paracataclysta fuscalis, was described by George Hampson in 1893. It is found in South-east Asia (including Sri Lanka and Borneo), northern Australia and Africa.

The wingspan is 10–14 mm. The forewings of the males are whitish, with a fuscous base in the costal half. The hindwings are whitish with scattered fuscous scales in the postmedian area. Females have dark fuscous forewings, irrorated (sprinkled) with whitish and with an orange-brown antemedian fascia and an orange-brown discal spot. The hindwings are whitish with a dark fuscous antemedian fascia.[2]

Former species

References

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  2. ^ Agassiz, D.J.L., 2012: The Acentropinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) of Africa. Zootaxa 3494: 1–73. Abstract.
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Paracataclysta: Brief Summary
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Paracataclysta is a monotypic moth genus in the family Crambidae described by Yutaka Yoshiyasu in 1983. Its single species, Paracataclysta fuscalis, was described by George Hampson in 1893. It is found in South-east Asia (including Sri Lanka and Borneo), northern Australia and Africa.

The wingspan is 10–14 mm. The forewings of the males are whitish, with a fuscous base in the costal half. The hindwings are whitish with scattered fuscous scales in the postmedian area. Females have dark fuscous forewings, irrorated (sprinkled) with whitish and with an orange-brown antemedian fascia and an orange-brown discal spot. The hindwings are whitish with a dark fuscous antemedian fascia.

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