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Cryptolechia schistopa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Depressariidae
Scientific name  Leptosaces schistopa
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cryptolechia
Rank  Species
Cryptolechia schistopa

Cryptolechia schistopa is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria.

The wingspan is 13–18 mm. The forewings are whitish, somewhat mixed with fuscous, coarsely and irregularly streaked with blackish-fuscous between veins and there is a blackish-fuscous median longitudinal streak from the base to the termen, as well as a stronger blackish-fuscous subdorsal streak to the base to the tornus. The hindwings are fuscous, lighter anteriorly.

References

Cryptolechia schistopa Wikipedia


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