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Hypatopa cotis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Blastobasidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hypatopa

Hypatopa cotis is a moth in the Blastobasidae family. It is found in Costa Rica.

The length of the forewings is about 4.5 mm. The forewings are pale brown intermixed with white and few brownish-orange scales. The hindwings are translucent pale brown, gradually darkening towards the apex.

Etymology

The specific name is derived from Latin cos (meaning a hard flint stone).

References

Hypatopa cotis Wikipedia


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