The Drepanidae are a family of moths with about 660 described species worldwide. They are generally divided into three subfamilies Drepaninae, Thyatirinae and Cyclidiinae.
Many species of the family of Drepanidae have a distinctive apex hook-shaped fore wing. The larvae of many species have a characteristic appearance, flatten towards
the tail and usually rest with the head and tail raised.Normally they feed on the leaves of trees and shrubs, and pupate in the leaves tied together by silk.