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Was 'Nyctemera mulleri 多斑蝶燈蛾'
Thanks Roger. Updating record.
Hey, Roger! Thanks for your assistance, I did not even noticed your are also here. Welcome! I am very happy to have an expert amongst us!
@Roger Kendrick, many thanks for bringing your expertise to Project Noah!@Yeung PK, please kindly update your spotting accordingly. Thank you for all your contributions!
N. carissima and N. muelleri are superficially similar in pattern. However, males of N. carissima have a distinct lobe on the inner margin of the hindwing that contains scent scales that is not present in N. muelleri.So far only N. carissima, of these two species, has been recorded in Hong Kong.In my Ph.D. thesis on 2002, the species N. carissima was misidentified (and mis-spelt) as N. mulleri (sic.)
one must be careful with spellings of patronyms when "non standard" characters (in this case the "u" with an umlaut) are involved.
Spotted on May 28, 2017 Submitted on Jun 4, 2017
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