Supriya Ghosh

Mictopsichia benevides

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Mictopsichia

Mictopsichia benevides is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Brazil.

The wingspan is about 10.5 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is brownish orange, but orange yellow along the costa postbasally and submedially. It is suffused olive brown along the edges of markings. The hindwings are orange below.

Etymology

The name refers to the type locality, Benevides, ParĂ¡, Brazil.

References

Mictopsichia benevides Wikipedia


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