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Argidava (moth)
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Argidava is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

The List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum[1] describes a specimen as follows:

Male. Body rather slender. Proboscis stout. Palpi porrect, pilose, hardly extending beyond the head ; third joint extremely short. Antennas moderately pectinated. Abdomen slightly compressed, not extending beyond the hind wings ; apical tuft small, elongate. Legs smooth, slender. Wings rather broad ; exterior border hardly festooned. Fore wings acute ; costa straight ; exterior border slightly convex and oblique.

Species

The Index of Scientific Names lists the following names:[2]

  • Argidava irrorata[3]
  • Argidava maculata[3]
  • Argidava punctata Butl. [4]
  • Argidava sparsularia, a subjective synonym of subviduata Meyrick 1892 [5]
  • Argidava subviduata Walker, [1863]

Argidava subviduata

The List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum[1] describes a specimen as follows:

Male. Pale slaty cinereous. Head blackish brown in front. Wings very thinly and minutely black-speckled. Fore wings with the interior and submarginal lines composed of black dots ; a black dot near the base, and a black elongated discal spot ; marginal points black. Hind wings with some trace of the submarginal line of dots. Length of the body 5 lines ; of the wings 12 lines.

a. Australia. From Mr. Damel's collection.

References

  1. ^ a b List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, London :Printed by order of the Trustees,1854-66, doi:10.5962/bhl.title.58221, p. 1548
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  5. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Argidava subviduata". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved April 26, 2018..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}


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Argidava (moth): Brief Summary
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Argidava is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

The List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum describes a specimen as follows:

Male. Body rather slender. Proboscis stout. Palpi porrect, pilose, hardly extending beyond the head ; third joint extremely short. Antennas moderately pectinated. Abdomen slightly compressed, not extending beyond the hind wings ; apical tuft small, elongate. Legs smooth, slender. Wings rather broad ; exterior border hardly festooned. Fore wings acute ; costa straight ; exterior border slightly convex and oblique.

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