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Damias elegans

Damias elegans

Damias elegans is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1832. It is found in Australia (Queensland),[1] New Guinea and on Waigiou, Aru and the Trobriand Islands.[2]

Damias elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Genus: Damias
D. elegans
Binomial name
Damias elegans
Boisduval, 1832
  • Damias elegans Boisduval, 1832
  • Hypocrita albicollis Pagenstecher, 1886
  • Caprimima mendax Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
  • Caprima gelida Hampson, 1900


  1. "Damias elegans". Australian Moths Online. CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences. Archived from the original March 4, 2016.
  2. Savela, Markku. "Damias elegans Boisduval, 1832". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved October 2, 2019.

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