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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Brevipecten
Hampson, 1894

Brevipecten is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.


Palpi slight and reaching vertex of head. Antennae of male bipectinated to three-fourths length with long branches. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Tibia with slight tufts of hair on outer side. Fore wings with rectangular apex. Inner margin nearly straight after the basal lobe. Veins 8 and 9 anastomosing to form areole. Hind wings with vein 5 from above angle of cell.[1]



  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]