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Moths of the Amazon and Andes
Umber Periga
Periga cluacina  DRUCE, 1886
Family - SATURNIIDAE
subfamily - HEMILEUCINAE
Tribe -
Periga cluacina, Tatama NP, Colombia  Adrian Hoskins
Introduction
There are about 600 species in the subfamily Hemileucinae. In most species the forewings are some shade of brown, and are marked with a 'midrib' and small blotches that simulate spots of leaf mould.
There are 19 described species in the genus Periga, all entirely neotropical in distribution.

Periga cluacina is found in Colombia and Ecuador.

Habitats
This species was photographed at Tatama NP, Colombia, at an elevation of circa 1350m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

To be completed.

 

 

 

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