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Cryptophasa phaeochtha

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Xyloryctidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cryptophasa

Cryptophasa phaeochtha is a moth in the Xyloryctidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1925. It is found in New Guinea.

The wingspan is 40-50 mm. The forewings are whitish-ochreous with a suffused fuscous band occupying the costal third, darker towards the costa. The hindwings are light ochreous-yellowish.

References

Cryptophasa phaeochtha Wikipedia


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