Elachyophtalma goliathina

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Elachyophtalma goliathina

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Family:
Bombycidae

Genus:
Elachyophtalma

Species:
E. goliathina

Binomial name

Elachyophtalma goliathina
Rothschild, 1920

Elachyophtalma goliathina is a moth in the Bombycidae family. It was described by Rothschild in 1920. It is found in New Guinea.[1]
The wingspan is 56–60 mm. Adults are Dark chocolate-brown with an indistinct darker zig-zag antemedian line and two darker serpentine zigzag postmedian lines. The hindwings have a rufous tinge, and the abdominal margin has whitish lines on the edge.
References[edit]

^ On the genus Elachyophthalma Feld

Natural History Museum Lepidoptera generic names catalog

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