Samiksha Jaiswal

Mictopsichia guatemalae

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

Mictopsichia guatemalae is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Mexico, Panama, Guatemala and Colombia.

The wingspan is about 14 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is brownish orange, except for a basal and subapical streak and the dorsomedian area which is cream reticulated (net like) brown. The hindwings are orange, the markings of the apical area brownish divided into some spots.

Etymology

The name refers to the country of origin, Guatemala.

References

Mictopsichia guatemalae Wikipedia


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