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Haemateulia placens

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Haemateulia

Haemateulia placens is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Valparaíso Province, Chile.

The wingspan is about 16 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is cream, slightly tinged with brownish and with brown dots and small strigulae (fine streaks). The hindwings are pale brownish, but darker on the periphery.

Etymology

The species name refers to the shape of the sterigma and is derived from Latin placens (meaning nice or fancy).

References

Haemateulia placens Wikipedia


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