Rahul Sharma

Ethmia elutella

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Depressariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Ethmia
Ethmia elutella

Ethmia elutella is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It is found from Panama to Venezuela and Trinidad. There is also a record from Chile.

The length of the forewings is 6.3-8.3 mm. The ground color of the forewings is white, mostly obscured by grayish clouding or ill-defined blotches basally and through the costal half except along the costa on the distal one-third. The ground color of the hindwings is pale gray except under the costal hair pencil, where it is pale ocherous. Adults are on wing in February, March and May.

References

Ethmia elutella Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Army Daze
Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo
Peter Kater
Topics