Trisha Shetty

Eudonia octophora

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Scientific name  Eudonia octophora
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Eudonia
Rank  Species
Eudonia octophora

Eudonia octophora is a species of moth of the Crambidae family. It is known from New Zealand.

The wingspan is 22–24 mm. The forewings are brownish-ochreous, irrorated with dark fuscous, forming dark lines on the veins. There are a few white scales. The first line is pale, dark-margined posteriorly and the second line is whitish and also dark-margined. The hindwings are ochreous-grey-whitish, with the postmedian line and apex greyer. Adults have been recorded on wing in December, January and March.

References

Eudonia octophora Wikipedia


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