Neha Patil

Hellinsia ruminahuii

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

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

The wingspan is 21 mm. The forewings are straw-yellow and the markings are pale brown. The hindwings and fringes are pale brown-grey. Adults are on wing in March, at an altitude of 2,480 meters.

Etymology

The species is named after the Inca general Ruminahui.

References

Hellinsia ruminahuii Wikipedia


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