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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lasiocampidae
Genus: Chilena
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Chilena is a genus of moth in the family Lasiocampidae.[1][2][3] They are distributed in Nepal, Central India, and Sri Lanka.


Palpi short and slight. Antennae with branches of nearly equal length in both sexes. Abdomen tufted at extremity in male. Mid and hind tibia with minute terminal pairs of spurs. Fore wings are broad, the outer margin is oblique. Veins 6 and 7 stalked. Stalk of veins 9 and 10 rather long. Hind wings with veins 4 and 5 are stalked and vein 8 almost touching vein 7. There are slight necessary costal veinlets.[4]


External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2015-10-31. 
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-03-27. Retrieved 2014-11-16. 
  4. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-i". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]