Supriya Ghosh

Ethmia transversella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Depressariidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Ethmia
Ethmia transversella

Ethmia transversella is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It is found in Costa Rica, where it is found throughout the country at altitudes between 1,200 and 1,750 meters. The habitat consists of rain forests.

The length of the forewings is 14-15.6 mm. The ground color of the forewings is gray, more or less completely clouded with indistinct blackish brown. The ground color of the hindwings is semihyaline (partially glassy) whitish, but brownish along the costal area beyond the middle and on the terminal margin. Adults have been recorded in January.

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Ethmia transversella Wikipedia


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