Insects abroad : being a popular account of foreign insects, their structure, habits, and transformations . ple. 429.—Nyctipao albicincta.(Dark brown, white, and olive.) tude of little brown marks. From the base of each wing a boldstreak of white runs to-wards the tip, and isedged on either side withblack. Five stripes run -from the tip of the wingsto the inner edge, onebeing straight and theothers wavy. The colourof these stripes is veryvariable, ranging fromwhite to yellow. On the middle of thewing is an eye-like mark,coloured as follows. Tnthe centre is a crescent-shaped spot of dark brown,

Insects abroad : being a popular account of foreign insects, their structure, habits, and transformations . ple. 429.—Nyctipao albicincta.(Dark brown, white, and olive.) tude of little brown marks. From the base of each wing a boldstreak of white runs to-wards the tip, and isedged on either side withblack. Five stripes run -from the tip of the wingsto the inner edge, onebeing straight and theothers wavy. The colourof these stripes is veryvariable, ranging fromwhite to yellow. On the middle of thewing is an eye-like mark,coloured as follows. Tnthe centre is a crescent-shaped spot of dark brown, Stock Photo
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Insects abroad : being a popular account of foreign insects, their structure, habits, and transformations . ple. 429.—Nyctipao albicincta.(Dark brown, white, and olive.) tude of little brown marks. From the base of each wing a boldstreak of white runs to-wards the tip, and isedged on either side withblack. Five stripes run -from the tip of the wingsto the inner edge, onebeing straight and theothers wavy. The colourof these stripes is veryvariable, ranging fromwhite to yellow. On the middle of thewing is an eye-like mark,coloured as follows. Tnthe centre is a crescent-shaped spot of dark brown,edo-ed with black, and being surrounded with a circle of choco-. Fig 430.— Calliodcs orbigern. (Choeolate and crimson, ot yellow ) 696 INSECTS ABROAD. late. Then comes a black circle, then a white one, and lastly avery narrow white line separating it from the chocolate of thewing. The under wings are either crimson or yellow, crossed bycontinuations of the stripes of the upper wings, and the end ofthe abdomen is either yellow or crimson, according to the hueof the wings. There is scarcely a more curious Moth in existence than thatwhich is here figured. It belongs to a group called Sphingo-morphas, or Sphinx-shaped Mollis, and affords another example