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Calyptra thalictri

 Calyptra thalictri imago


order Lepidoptera superfamily Noctuoidea family Erebidae subfamily Calpinae tribe Calpini genus Calyptra → species Calyptra thalictri

Species name(s)

Calyptra thalictri (Borkhausen, 1790) = Phalaena thalictri Borkhausen, 1790 = Calpe sodalis Butler, 1878 = Calpe capucina pallida Schwingenschuss, 1938.


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Brown, Gray. Other species of the similar colors

 Calyptra thalictri imago


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