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Microcolona epixutha

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Elachistidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Microcolona

Microcolona epixutha is a moth in the Elachistidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1897. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from New South Wales.

The wingspan is 6-8 mm. The forewings are reddish-ochreous, irregularly mixed with whitish, irrorated on the margins and sometimes also towards the middle of the disc with dark fuscous. There is a black basal median dot and the stigmata is raised and black. There is dark fuscous costal suffusion towards two-thirds. The hindwings are fuscous.

References

Microcolona epixutha Wikipedia


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