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Crocanthes cyclopsana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lecithoceridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Crocanthes

Crocanthes cyclopsana is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It was described by Park in 2011. It is found in Papua New Guinea.

The wingspan is about 11 mm. The forewings are orange white, with a distinct 8-shaped postmedian fascia. The hindwings have an orange-white zigzag line between the submarginal and marginal fascia.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the type locality, the Cyclops Mountains.

References

Crocanthes cyclopsana Wikipedia


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