Trisha Shetty

Arotria iophaea

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

Arotria iophaea is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1904. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Queensland.

The wingspan is about 13 mm. The forewings are pale brownish-ochreous, irrorated with bronzy-fuscous, with purplish-metallic reflections. The stigmata is darker, with the plical hardly before the first discal. There are some dark fuscous marks around the apex and on the termen. The hindwings are grey, towards the base thinly scaled and tinged with whitish-ochreous.

References

Arotria iophaea Wikipedia


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