Trisha Shetty

Aristotelia incitata

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

Aristotelia incitata is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1918. It is found in India (Assam) and Japan.

The wingspan is about 12 mm. The forewings are pale whitish-grey ochreous irrorated dark fuscous, more or less suffused whitish in the disc and with blackish dots beneath the costa near the base and before one-third, and beneath the fold at one-fifth. The stigmata are black, the plical obliquely before the first discal. There are also cloudy dark fuscous dots along the costa posteriorly and the termen. The hindwings are grey.

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Aristotelia incitata Wikipedia


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