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Lecithocera tienchiensis

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

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

The wingspan is 16–18 mm. The forewings are greyish brown, broader toward the termen and with brown scales sparsely scattered beyond two thirds length. The color changes to light orange along the costa on the under surface. There are two discal spots, the inner one is slightly smaller than the outer one. The hindwings are grey.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the type locality.

References

Lecithocera tienchiensis Wikipedia


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