Capissa

Capissa is a monotypic tiger moth genus in the family Erebidae. It was previously treated as a synonym of Eilema. Its only species, Capissa vagesa, is found in the north-western Himalayas, Kashmir, Nepal and Upper Myanmar. Both the genus and species were first described by Frederic Moore; the genus in 1878 and the species in 1860.


Capissa is a monotypic tiger moth genus in the family Erebidae. It was previously treated as a synonym of Eilema. Its only species, Capissa vagesa, is found in the north-western Himalayas, Kashmir, Nepal and Upper Myanmar. Both the genus and species were first described by Frederic Moore; the genus in 1878 and the species in 1860.
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