Sphetta

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Sphetta
Sphetta bornea (Notodontidae- Platychasmatinae) (4182763597).jpg
Sphetta bornea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Notodontidae
Genus: Sphetta

Sphetta is a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family.

Description[edit]

Eyes naked. Palpi obliquely porrect, reaching beyond the frons, where the second joint heavily hairy. Antennae fasciculated. Thorax and abdomen smoothly scaled. Abdomen is long. Tibia without spines. Fore wings broad and rounded. Vein 3 from long before end of cell. Hind wings with veins 6 and 7 on a short stalk, vein 8 running close along vein 7 to middle of cell.[1]

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.