Dasychira colini

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Dasychira colini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lymantriidae
Genus: Dasychira
Species: D. colini
Binomial name
Dasychira colini
(Mabille, 1893)
  • Areas colini Mabille, 1893

Dasychira colini is a species of moth of the family Lymantriidae. It is known from Madagascar and Senegal.[1]

The female has a wingspan of 52 mm. The wings are of pur and uniform white colour. Body is snow-white, back of rings in palish yellow. Mabille named this species after the director of the Royal Observatory of Madagascar, R.P.E. Colin.[2]