Oncocnemidinae

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Oncocnemidinae
Calophasia lunula01.jpg
Calophasia lunula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
(unranked): Macrolepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Oncocnemidinae

Oncocnemidinae is a subfamily of moths which belong to the large moth family (Noctuidae). In contrast to most other members of the family, they fly during the day. Oncocnemidinae are small, dark coloured moths, but the backs of their wings are generally white with broad, black stripes.

Systematic classification[edit]

References[edit]

  • Norges sommerfugler – Nattfly [1]
  • Aarvik, L., Beggren, K. og Hansen, L.O. (2000) Catalogus Lepidopterorum Norvegiae. Lepidopterologisk Arbeidsgruppe/Nordk Institutt for Skogforskning. ISBN 82-995095-1-3
  • Svenska Fjärilar, with picture gallery: [2]