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Hellinsia glaphyrotes

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pterophoridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hellinsia
Hellinsia glaphyrotes

Hellinsia glaphyrotes is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in Brazil, Argentina., Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru.

The wingspan is 17–23 mm. The head is light ochreous-brown, but ochreous-white between the antennae. These and the thorax are ochreous-whitish. The abdomen is whitish, with more or less indicated fine ochreous dorsal and other lines. The hindwings are rather light grey. Adults are on wing from January to May and from October to December.

The larvae feed on Wulffia barcata.

References

Hellinsia glaphyrotes Wikipedia


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