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Arotrophora hongsona

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

Arotrophora hongsona is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Thailand.

The wingspan is about 14 mm. The ground colour of the basal part of the forewings is cream, suffused with brownish and grey. The posterior part of the wing is grey with dark grey reticulation (a net-like pattern) and strigulation (fine streaks), a whitish-grey spot on the costa. The hindwings are pale brownish grey.

Etymology

The species name refers to Mae Hong Son, Pai District, the type locality.

References

Arotrophora hongsona Wikipedia


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