Kalpana Kalpana


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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Lasiocampidae
Rank  Genus
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Similar  Kunugia, Butterflies and moths, Metanastria, Odonestis, Paralebeda plagifera

Arguda is a genus of Moth in the family Lasiocampidae. Species are distributed in Himalayan regions and Nilgiri hills of India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Australia and Tasmania.



Palpi very long. Antennae with branches gradually decreasing to apex. Mid and hind tibia with minute terminal spur pairs. Fore wings are broad with rather erect outer margin. Veins 6 and 7 from angle of cell. The stalk of veins 9 and 10 is short. Hind wings with veins 4 and 5 from cell, vein 8 almost touching 7. There are slight accessory costal veinlets.


  • Arguda angulata
  • Arguda decurtata
  • Arguda dodongi
  • Arguda era
  • Arguda erectilinea
  • Arguda formosae
  • Arguda insulindiana
  • Arguda rectilinea
  • Arguda rosemariae
  • Arguda sandrae
  • Arguda sumatrana
  • Arguda tayana
  • Arguda thaica
  • Arguda vinata
  • References

    Arguda Wikipedia

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