Asuroides sagenaria

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Crossed footman
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Asuroides
Species: A. sagenaria
Binomial name
Asuroides sagenaria
(Wallengren, 1860)
  • Setina sagenaria Wallengren, 1860
  • Asura sagenaria
  • Miltochrista natalensis Walker, 1865
  • Asura faginaria (Wallengren, 1863)

Asuroides sagenaria, the crossed footman, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Wallengren in 1860. It is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.[1]

The larvae feed on lichens and Cinnamomum zeylanicum.


  1. ^ African Moths Archived October 6, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.

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