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Dichomeris brachygrapha

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Dichomeris

Dichomeris brachygrapha is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1920. It is found in India (Assam).

The wingspan is about 12 mm. The forewings are whitish-ochreous with a fine black streak along the basal fifth of the costa, a black linear mark before the middle and a short blackish streak beyond the middle, and a narrow semi-oval spot at three-fourth. The discal stigmata is very small and black and there are several small indistinct spots of ochreous suffusion towards the dorsum, as well as some indistinct fuscous dots on the termen. The hindwings are grey.

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Dichomeris brachygrapha Wikipedia


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