Neha Patil

Endotricha convexa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pyralidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Endotricha
Endotricha convexa

Endotricha convexa is a species of snout moth in the genus Endotricha. It is found in China (Hainan).

The wingspan is 20–22 millimetres (0.79–0.87 in). The forewings are purplish red in males. The hindwings are concolorous to the forewings except for a whitish yellow area anteriorly.

Etymology

The specific epithet is derived from the Latin convexus (meaning convex) and refers to the forewing hump.

References

Endotricha convexa Wikipedia


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