Chasmina tibialis

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Chasmina tibialis
Snow White Moth (Chasmina tibialis) (32479781786).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Chasmina
Species: C. tibialis
Binomial name
Chasmina tibialis
(Fabricius, 1775)
  • Bombyx tibialis Fabricius, 1775
  • Leocyma dianae Guenée, 1852
  • Chasmina cygnus Walker, 1856
  • Chasmina glabra Walker, 1865
  • Leocyma vestae var. celebensis Snellen, 1880

Chasmina tibialis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Africa, Asia and from Australia, New Caledonia and Fiji to central Polynesia.

The wingspan is about 40 mm.

The larvae have been recorded on Malvaceae species, including Commersonia bartramia, Grewia and Hibiscus species.