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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Species  M. apicalis

Mecynarcha is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Mecynarcha apicalis, which is found in Brazil (Lower Amazons).

The wingspan is about 28 mm. The forewings are yellow-brown, suffused with ferruginous red and irrorated and suffused with fuscous. There is a marginal series of black specks. The hindwings are hyaline yellow, the veind streaked with fuscous and with a fuscous marginal band.


Mecynarcha Wikipedia