Rahul Sharma

Hellinsia scripta

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

Hellinsia scripta is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in Costa Rica.

The wingspan is 19‑22 mm. The forewings are bright yellow, with dark brown markings. The hindwings and fringes are white‑grey. Adults are on wing in February and July, at an altitude of 1,500 m.

The larvae feed on Senecio species.

References

Hellinsia scripta Wikipedia


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