Metalopha liturata

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Metalopha liturata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Metalopha
Species: M. liturata
Binomial name
Metalopha liturata
(Christoph, 1887)
Synonyms
  • Metalopha plusina Staudinger, 1892
  • Metalopha kashmirensis Harnpson, 1894
  • Megalodes liturata Christoph, 1887

Metalopha liturata is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is widespread but local in the Near East and Middle East from the Levant area to the western Himalayas (Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Israel).

Adults are on wing from March to May. There is one generation per year.

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