Hemiphruda

Hemiphruda mecasa is a moth in the family Drepanidae and the only species in the genus Hemiphruda. It was described by Swinhoe in 1894. It is found in India.[1]

Hemiphruda
Scientific classification
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Hemiphruda

Warren, 1923
Species:
H. mecasa
Binomial name
Hemiphruda mecasa
(Swinhoe, 1894)
Synonyms
  • Drepana mecasa Swinhoe, 1894

Adults are brown, the forewings with two black spots at the end of the cell, one at the upper end and the other below. There is a diffuse band from the apex of the fore wings to the abdomen. The hindwings have a straight band of three thick brown lines, but not very distinct.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Hemiphruda". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum.
  2. ^ The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1894[permanent dead link]