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Hellinsia puruha

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

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

The wingspan is 16 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 June.

Etymology

The species is named after the Puruhá people, living in Ecuador in mediaeval times.

References

Hellinsia puruha Wikipedia


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