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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Dierna

Dierna is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.[1]


Palpi with second joint upcurved, slender and reaching above vertex of head. Third joint long and acute. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled and slender. Fore wings with acute apex. Hind wings with short inner margin. Outer margin angled at vein 2. Vein 5 from near lower angle of cell.[2]


  1. ^ "Butterflies and Moths of the World". Natural History Museum / Nhm.ac.uk. Archived from the original on 2010-12-19. Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  2. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. [permanent dead link]