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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Eupterotidae
Subfamilia: Janinae
Genus: Drepanojana
Species: D. fasciata
Name

Drepanojana Aurivillius, 1893

Type species: Drepanojana fasciata Aurivillius, 1893 by monotypy
References

Aurivillius, C., 1893: Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika. Entomologisk Tidskrift 14 (3): 199–214.

Drepanojana is a monotypic moth genus in the family Eupterotidae.[1] Its single species, Drepanojana fasciata, is found in Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.[2] Both the genus and species were described by Per Olof Christopher Aurivillius in 1893.[3]

The wingspan is about 40 mm. Both wings are uniform dark umber brown. The forewings, at the costa near the apex in the areas seven and eight, with a creamy spot and with a similar small submarginal dot in the sixth area.[4]
Former species

Drepanojana citheronia Bryk, 1944 is now Eupterote citheronia (Bryk, 1944).

References

Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Drepanojana". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
De Prins, J.; De Prins, W. (2017). "Drepanojana fasciata Aurivillius, 1893". Afromoths. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Drepanojana fasciata". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
Aurivillius, C. (1915). "New species of African Lasiocampidae and Strichnopterygidae from English collections". Arkiv för Zoologi. 9 (11): 9. via – Biodiversity Heritage Library

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