Moma (moth)

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Moma
Moma alpium.jpg
The scarce merveille du jour (Moma alpium).
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Dyopsinae
Genus: Moma
Hübner, 1820
Species

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Moma is a genus of owlet moth in the Dyopsinae subfamily.

Description[edit]

Eyes hairy. Proboscis well developed. Palpi obliquely upturned and clothed with long hair below, and short third joint. Thorax and abdomen tuftless, where abdomen clothed with long hair at sides. Larva forms a cocoon in a rolled up leaf.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-ii". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 

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