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Haberlandia odzalaensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Cossidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Haberlandia

Haberlandia odzalaensis is a moth in the Cossidae family. It is found in the Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, but might also be present in south-eastern Cameroon and the north-western Democratic Republic of the Congo. The habitat consists of forests.

The wingspan is about 22 mm for males and 26 mm for females. The forewings are deep colonial buff with several buffy-olive lines from the costa to the dorsum. The hindwings are deep colonial buff with a buffy-olive patch.

Etymology

The species name refers to Odzala National Park, the type locality.

References

Haberlandia odzalaensis Wikipedia


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