Samiksha Jaiswal

Archips brunneatus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Archips

Archips brunneatus is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Vietnam.

The wingspan is 20 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is brownish cinnamon. The suffusions and strigulation (fine streaks) are brownish and the subtornal area and apex are more brown. The hindwings are brownish with an apical area of cream orange marked with a few browner strigulae.

Etymology

The name refers to colouration of forewing and is derived from Latin brunneatus (meaning brown).

References

Archips brunneatus Wikipedia


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