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Larcophora

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Species  L. sophronistis

Larcophora is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae. It contains the species Larcophora sophronistis, which is found in India.

The wingspan is about 12 mm. The forewings are rather dark fuscous with a transverse blackish fascia at one-third, narrowed towards the costa. The second discal stigma is moderate, round and black and there is a dark fuscous shade from three-fourths of the costa to the tornus, suffused anteriorly, well-defined posteriorly and somewhat angulated beneath the costa and in the disc. The hindwings are grey.

References

Larcophora Wikipedia


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