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Eoophyla capensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Eoophyla
Eoophyla capensis

Eoophyla capensis is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Hampson in 1906. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The wingspan is 13–21 mm. The forewing costa is brownish with a pale yellow base. There is a brownish submedian fascia, followed by whitish scaling. The basal half of the hindwings is whitish with a brownish fascia and a yellow median fascia. Adults have been recorded on wing from January to August and from October to December.

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Eoophyla capensis Wikipedia


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