Poliana micra

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Poliana micra
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Poliana
Species: P. micra
Binomial name
Poliana micra
Rothschild & Jordan, 1903[1]

Poliana micra is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from arid scrubland from Somalia to eastern Kenya.[2]

The length of the forewings is 22–28 mm. The body is grey, mottled and faintly spotted with darker and lighter grey. The forewings are grey with crenulated darker transverse lines, and a small whitish stigma. The Hindwings are uniform grey.


  1. ^ "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org. Archived from the original on 2012-08-22. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
  2. ^ "Revised Catalogue of the African Sphingidae (Lepidoptera) with Descriptions of the East African species" (PDF). Biodiversitylibrary.org. Retrieved 2011-11-01.