Neha Patil

Arotrophora inthanona

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

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

The wingspan is about 26 mm. The ground colour of forewings is brownish with a slight admixture of violet up to the middle and greyish in the posterior third of the wing. There are rust dots before the middle and there is brown reticulation (a net-like pattern) posteriorly. The markings are deep brown. The hindwings are pale brownish with an area of dark brown scent scales.

Etymology

The species name refers to Doi Inthanon, the type locality.

References

Arotrophora inthanona Wikipedia


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