Palpi porrect (stretched forward), thickly clothed with hair, and extending about three times the length of head. Maxillary palp triangularly scaled. Frons oblique. Abdomen long. Tibia with outer spurs about two-thirds lengths of inner. Forewings long and narrow. The rounded apex. The outer margin excised below apex, then excurved. Veins 3, 4 and 5 from angle of cell and veins 7, 8 and 9 stalked. Vein 10 free and vein 11 becoming coincident with vein 12. Hindwings with vein 3 from close to angle of cell. Veins 4 and 5 from angle or stalked. Vein 6 from above middle of discocellulars and obsolescent. Vein 7 anastomosing (fused together) with vein 8.
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