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Hellinsia morenoi

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

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

The wingspan is 15 mm. The forewings are pale brown-ochreous and the markings are dark brown. The hindwings and fringes are brown-grey. Adults are on wing in December.

Etymology

The species is named after President Garcia Moreno of Ecuador, who was assassinated in 1875.

References

Hellinsia morenoi Wikipedia


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