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Lecithocera atricastana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lecithoceridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Lecithocera

Lecithocera atricastana is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Taiwan.

The wingspan is 15.5–17 mm. The forewings are narrow and dark brown throughout. There is a broad, creamy-white transverse fascia in the middle. The hindwings are grey.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the Latin ater (meaning black) and castanea (meaning brown) and refers to the dark-brown forewing.

References

Lecithocera atricastana Wikipedia


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