Mapeta xanthomelas

Pyralid Moth


Mapeta xanthomelas, Pyralid moth image from Colombia

 

Family: Pyralidae

Subfamily: Pyralinae

Tribe: Pyralini

 

Photo location: Magdalena department, north coast of Colombia.

This moth closely resembles Napata walkeri, but note that in M. xanthomelas there are diagonal stripes along the costa near the wing apex.



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