Trisha Shetty

Endotricha mesenterialis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Pyralidae
Genus  Endotricha
Order  Butterflies and moths
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Endotricha, Chasmina tibialis, Sameodes cancellalis, Condica conducta

Endotricha mesenterialis is a species of snout moth in the genus Endotricha. It was described by Walker in 1859. It has a wide distribution and is known from Austral Island, Australia, the Kermadec Islands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Samoa, Tahiti, Begum Island, Christmas Island, India, Indonesia (Borneo), Malaysia, the New Hebrides, the Nicobar Islands, Sri Lanka, Tonga, Taiwan and China (Guangdong, Sichuan, Zhejiang).

The winglength is about 10 mm. Adults are brownish-purple, with a pale band across each wing.

Subspecies

  • Endotricha mesenterialis mesenterialis
  • Endotricha mesenterialis mahensis Whalley, 1963 (Seychelles)
  • References

    Endotricha mesenterialis Wikipedia


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