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Argyrotaenia pilalona

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

Argyrotaenia pilalona is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Ecuador in the provinces of Cotopaxi, Napo, Pichincha and Morona-Santiago.

The wingspan is about 18.5 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is ochreous cream, but paler distally. The suffusions are weak and more brownish. The hindwings are cream tinged with ochreous apically.

Etymology

The species name refers to Pilaló, the type locality.

References

Argyrotaenia pilalona Wikipedia


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