Supriya Ghosh

Hellinsia postnigrata

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

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

The wingspan is 15 mm. The forewings are pale ochreous, with diffusely scattered ferruginous scales and the markings are black-brown. The hindwings and fringes are brown-grey. Adults are on wing in May, at an altitude of 1,300 m.

References

Hellinsia postnigrata Wikipedia


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