Rahul Sharma

Micraglossa beia

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Micraglossa

Micraglossa beia is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Li, Li and Nuss in 2010. It is found in China (Xizang, Sichuan, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Fujian, Gansu, Zhejiang, Guangxi).

The length of the forewings is 6–8 mm for males and 6-8.5 mm for females. The ground colour of the forewings ranges from pale to golden, suffused with black. There are two black spots in the basal area. The subterminal and postmedian line form an X-shape.

Etymology

The species name is derived from the Chinese word bei (meaning north) and refers to the northernmost known occurrence of any Micraglossa species.

References

Micraglossa beia Wikipedia


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