Auzata superba

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Auzata superba
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Drepanidae
Genus: Auzata
Species: A. superba
Binomial name
Auzata superba
Butler, 1878

Auzata superba is a moth of the Drepanidae family. It is found in Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Tsushima), the Korean Peninsula, Siberia and China.[1]

The wingspan is about 40 mm.

The larvae feed on Cornus controversa and Cornus macrophylla.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Auzata superba superba
  • Auzata superba cristata Watson, 1959 (China)

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