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Hellinsia maldonadoica

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

Hellinsia maldonadoica is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in Ecuador.

The wingspan is 21 mm. The forewings are pale ochreous-white and the markings are brown. The hindwings and fringes are pale ochreous-white. Adults are on wing in January, at an altitude of 2,850 meters.


The species is named after the collecting site: Maldonado.


Hellinsia maldonadoica Wikipedia

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