Calyptra pseudobicolor

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Calyptra pseudobicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Calyptra
Species: C. pseudobicolor
Binomial name
Calyptra pseudobicolor
(Bänziger, 1979)[1]

Calyptra pseudobicolor is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in India.[2] It has been known to feed on humans, as well as a variety of other mammals.[3]


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