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Caprimimodes is a monotypic moth genus in the family Erebidae. Its single species, Caprimimodes mimetica, is found in Papua New Guinea. Both the genus and species were first described by Walter Rothschild in 1913.[1]

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Subtribe: Nudariina
Genus: Caprimimodes
Rothschild, 1913
C. mimetica
Binomial name
Caprimimodes mimetica
Rothschild, 1913


  1. Savela, Markku. "Caprimimodes Rothschild, 1913". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved October 12, 2019.

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