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Bryotropha gemella

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

Bryotropha gemella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in the north-eastern part of the United States and the adjoining south-eastern part of Canada.

The wingspan is 15–16 millimetres (0.59–0.63 in) for males and 13–14 millimetres (0.51–0.55 in) for females. The forewings are dark ochreous brown, suffused with pale ochre. The hindwings are fuscous grey to fuscous brown.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the adjective gemellus (meaning twin) and refers to the similarity to Bryotropha galbanella.

References

Bryotropha gemella Wikipedia


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