Metarctia rufescens

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Metarctia rufescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Metarctia
Species: M. rufescens
Binomial name
Metarctia rufescens
Walker, 1855
  • Hexaneura maculifera Wallengren, 1860

Metarctia rufescens is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1855. It is found in Burundi, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.[1]


  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Metarctia rufescens Walker, 1855". Afromoths. Retrieved January 29, 2018.