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Aristotelia balanocentra

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Aristotelia

Aristotelia balanocentra is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1914. It is found in South Africa, where it has been recorded from KwaZulu-Natal.

The wingspan is 11 to 12 millimetres (0.43 to 0.47 in). The forewings are fuscous irregularly mixed with dark fuscous and with a blackish dot beneath the costa at one-sixth, one obliquely beneath and beyond it, a larger one beneath the costa beyond one-third, a black dash on the fold beneath this, and an elongate dot in the disc at two-thirds. The hindwings are pale grey.


Aristotelia balanocentra Wikipedia

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