Xenomigia involuta Miller

 Notodontidae: Dioptinae: Dioptini

Host plant:

Unknown; probably Chusquea (Poaceae)








Male (dorsal)


Male (ventral)


Determined by: J.S. Miller UNR/AMNH



Rearing results and development time

Not reared; collected at light.

Host plants

Not known; probably Chusquea.



Observations and Comments

This species is endemic to the western slope of the Ecuadorian Andes (see Miller, 2009; Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. No. 609). The specimen shown bears the following label data: ECUADOR: 35 km E Quito-Sto. Domingo Rd. on road to Chiriboga, 00º14.9'S, 78º48.8'W, 2010 m, 18 Mar 2006, cloud forest, MV light, leg. J.S. Miller & E. Tapia.

Voucher location

American Museum of Natural History