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Cryptolechia vespertina

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Depressariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cryptolechia

Cryptolechia vespertina is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1910. It is found in China (Fujian, Sichuan, Zhejiang), Taiwan and India.

The wingspan is 17–20 mm. The forewings are dark purplish-fuscous, sprinkled with blackish. The stigmata is large, cloudy and blackish. The hindwings of the males are whitish-ochreous, suffused with grey towards the termen. The hindwings of the females are grey, but paler towards the base and suffused with whitish-ochreous along the costa anteriorly.

References

Cryptolechia vespertina Wikipedia


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