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Hellinsia paccha

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

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

The wingspan is 14–16 mm. The forewings are silvery white with faint ochreous gloss. The hindwings and fringes are silvery grey. Adults are on wing in September.

Etymology

The name refers to Paccha, an Inca princess.

References

Hellinsia paccha Wikipedia


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