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Cremastobombycia morogorene

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gracillariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cremastobombycia

Cremastobombycia morogorene is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is found in Tanzania. The habitat consists of savannah vegetation with agricultural farms.

The length of the forewings is 2.25 mm. The forewing ground colour is reddish ochreous with white/blackish fuscous markings. The hindwings are greyish with a long fuscous fringe. Adults are on wing in late August.

Etymology

The species name refers to the name of the type locality: Morogoro in Tanzania.

References

Cremastobombycia morogorene Wikipedia


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