Supriya Ghosh

Habrosyne sanguinea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Drepanidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Habrosyne

Habrosyne sanguinea is a moth in the Drepanidae family. It is found in India (Sikkim), China (Tibet) and Nepal.

The wingspan is about 44 mm. The forewings have a bright ferruginous basal patch, bearing a silvery spot below the median nervure, and also creamy white on its outer edge. The outer half of the wing is dark ferruginous brown, with a bright ferruginous streak and patch on the inner margin, the latter with a waved white inner edge. There are two bright ferruginous patches on the costa with white inner edges. The hindwings are dark fuscous.

References

Habrosyne sanguinea Wikipedia


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