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Creatonotos gangisLinnaeus, 1763

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Celebes (Makassar)
Label transcription: [Specimen imaged by Y.C. Ang, 2016 OX.UNI.MUS.NAT.HIST. (OUMNH). [AYC 336]] [Creatonotus gangis(Fam. Arctiidae, Indo-Malayan Region] [gangis, Linn. = interrupta, Linn. = francisca, Fabr. = continuatus, Shoote] [794] [D] [Celeb Wallace] [Mak]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Celebes.

Yuchen Ang
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Taxon Information

Insecta: Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Arctiinae
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Creatonotus gangis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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