Chamaita

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Chamaita
Chamaita spec.jpg
Chamaita species
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subtribe: Nudariina
Genus: Chamaita
Walker, 1862[1]
Synonyms
  • Homopsyche Butler, 1882

Chamaita is a genus of moths in the family Arctiidae. Species are distributed throughout India, Sri Lanka, and Borneo.

Description[edit]

Palpi slight and porrect. Antennae very long with thickened basal joint. Tibia with short spurs. Fore wings with hairy and highly arched costa. In fore wings, vein 3 from before angle of cell, vein 5 from near center of discocellulars and vein 6 from below upper angle. Veins 7 and 8 stalked, vein 9 absent and vein 11 not anastomosing with vein 12. Hind wings with vein 3 before angle of cell, vein 5 from above angle, veins 6 and 7 stalked and vein 8 from middle of cell.[2]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chamaita at funet
  2. ^ 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]

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