Amata nigricornis

Amata nigricornis

''Amata nigricornis '' is a species of moth of the family Erebidae first described by Sergei Alphéraky in 1883. It is common in Ukraine and found in the southern part of European Russia, the Transcaucasus, Turkey and Iran.

The wingspan is 30–35 mm.
Mating pair of Amata nigricornis  Amata nigricornis,Erebidae,Geotagged,Iran,Moth Week 2020,amata,diurnal,insects,lepidoptera,moth

Naming

*''Amata nigricornis nigricornis''
⤷ ''Amata nigricornis anatolica''
⤷ ''Amata nigricornis krymaea'' Obraztsov, 1937
⤷ ''Amata nigricornis turgaica'' Obraztsov, 1937

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyErebidae
GenusAmata
SpeciesA. nigricornis
Photographed in
Iran