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Haimbachia strigulalis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Haimbachia

Haimbachia strigulalis is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Hampson in 1896. It is found in India, Sri Lanka and China.

Description

Wingspan is about 20mm. A white moth. Palpi fuscous at sides. Abdomen with two basal segments yellow above. Fore wings with oblique yellow brown striga from costa. Slight brown streaks found below costa and in cell. The inner area irrorated with a few brown scales and with traces of a medial oblique line. A dark discocellular speck. The outer area prominently streaked with yellow-brown. There is an indistinct waved submarginal line bent inwards to costa and inner margin. A marginal series of black specks. Hind wings white.

References

Haimbachia strigulalis Wikipedia


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