Drepana rufofasciata

Drepana rufofasciata is a moth in the family Drepanidae. It was described by George Hampson in 1893.[1] It is found in Sikkim in India and Tibet in China.[2]

Drepana rufofasciata
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D. rufofasciata
Binomial name
Drepana rufofasciata
Hampson, [1893]

The wingspan is 43 mm. The forewings are pale brown, with a broad median rufous band occupying half of the wing and bearing two white spots on the costa, from which indistinct pale waved lines proceed to the inner margin. There is a grey-centered dark spot at the lower angle of the cell. There is a submarginal series of black specks. The hindwings are pale brown, with traces of two antemedial pale lines, a black speck at the end of the cell and three postmedial waved lines.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Drepana rufofasciata". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 22, 2018. Note: This source gives 1892 as the year of description.
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Drepana rufofasciata Hampson, [1893]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Hampson, G. F. (1892). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma: Moths Volume I. Taylor and Francis. p. 334 – via Biodiversity Heritage Library.