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Damias occidentalis

Damias occidentalis

Damias occidentalis is a moth of the family Erebidae first described by Rothschild and Jordan in 1901. It is found on Nias, Engano and Borneo.[1] The habitat consists of lowland forests and dipterocarp forests.

Damias occidentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Genus: Damias
D. occidentalis
Binomial name
Damias occidentalis
(Rothschild & Jordan, 1901)
  • Caprimima occidentalis Rothschild & Jordan, 1901

Adults have a white ground colour and marginal spots, within a blue-black forewing border. The hindwing border is broad.[2]


  1. Savela, Markku. "Damias occidentalis (Rothschild & Jordan, 1901)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  2. Holloway, Jeremy Daniel. "Damias occidentalis Rothschild & Jordan". The Moths of Borneo. Retrieved October 2, 2019.

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