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Unmistakable. A medium-size (3.8-4.3 cm wingspan) orange-brown moth with falcate and strongly scalloped forewings. The forewing is crossed by a faint antemedian and prominent, slightly curved, doubled pale postmedian line. A broad brighter orange basal streak expands into the median area. The hindwings are dull orange-brown. Antennae of males are bipectinate. Scoliopteryx belongs to the Noctuid subfamily Catocalinae.

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