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Avitta puncta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Avitta
Walker, 1858
  • Asta Walker, [1863]
  • Oroba Walker, [1863]
  • Pantura Moore, [1885]
  • Imleanga Lucas, 1901

Avitta is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.


Palpi sickle-shaped, where the second joint reaching vertex of head. Third joint long and naked. Antennae long and ciliated in male. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Femur and tibia fringed with hair. Fore wings with somewhat rounded apex. Hind wings with vein 5 from just above lower angle of cell.[1]



  1. ^ 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]