Anomis vulpicolor (Meyrick, 1928:94)

Red Anomis noctuid moth, Fox-coloured owlet moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gonitis vulpicolor Meyrick, 1928; Cosmophila vulpicolor Meyrick, 1928


Conservation Status




Hawai’i, Moloka’i, and O’ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meyrick, Edward. (1928). Some new species of Hawaiian Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 7(1): 91-104.


Other references:

Nishida, G.M., Ed. 1994. Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropoda Checklist. Second Edition. Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 94-04. Bishop Museum: Honolulu, Hawaii. 287 pp. [relevant citation?]

Nishida, G. M. (editor). 2002. Hawaiian terrestrial arthropod checklist, fourth edition. Hawaii Biological Survey Bishop Museum, Bishop Museum Technical Report No. 22 Online. Available:

NatureServe. 2015. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: January 3, 2016).

Swezey 1933 Proc Haw Ent Soc. 8(2):274

Swezey 1954 Spec Publ Bernice P Bishop Mus. 44:145

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1994. Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Animal Candidate Review for Listing as Endangered or Threatened Species. Federal Register 59(219):58982-59028.

Williams 1933 Proc Haw Ent Soc. 8(2):222


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