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Athetis reclusa Walker  
Prodenia reclusa
Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.), 6:185.
Caradrina insignifica Bethune-Baker, 1906, Novit. zool., 13: 201.
Elydna sparna Wileman & West, 1929, Novit. zool., 35: 9.
Athetis reclusa Walker; Holloway, 1976: 14.

Athetis reclusa


The forewings are dark grey, crossed by slightly curved fasciae, the medial one darkest but more diffuse. The hindwings are very pale brown, grading almost white over the central area.

Geographical range.
Sundaland eastwards to New Caledonia and Fiji.

Habitat preference.
The species has been taken in open habitats from sea level to 1200m

The larva has been found on Brassica (Cruciferae) (unpublished CIE records).

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