Calyptra ophideroides

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Calyptra ophideroides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Calyptra
Species: C. ophideroides
Binomial name
Calyptra ophideroides
(Guenée, 1852)[1]
  • Calpe ophideroides Guenée, 1852

Calyptra ophideroides is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in East Indies.[3] It has been known to feed on humans, as well as a variety of other mammals.[4]


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  3. ^ Zaspel, J.M.; Branham, M.A. (September 26, 2008). "World Checklist of Tribe Calpini (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae)" (PDF). Insecta Mundi: A Journal of World Insect Systematics. 0047 (1-15): 2. Retrieved 29 August 2010. 
  4. ^ Mullen, Gary; Durden, Lance (2002). "Wound Feeding and Skin Piercing Moths". Medical and veterinary entomology. Academic Press. p. 377. Retrieved 29 August 2010.