Diaphora luctuosa

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Diaphora luctuosa
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Diaphora
Species: D. luctuosa
Binomial name
Diaphora luctuosa
(Hübner, 1831)[1]
  • Bombyx luctuosa Geyer, [1831]
  • Cycnia luctuosa
  • Arctia lugubris Herrich-Schaffer, [1844]
  • Spilosoma luctuosa djamila Schawerda, 1910
  • Spilosoma luctuosa djamila f. janeckoi Schawerda, 1910

Diaphora luctuosa is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Hübner in 1831. It is found in the Alps, on the Balkan Peninsula and in the Black Sea region.[2]

The wingspan is 26–31 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on various low-growing plants.[4]