Puneet Varma

Mictopsichia janeae

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

Mictopsichia janeae is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Ecuador.

The wingspan is 13–14 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is cream, consisting of numerous dots situated mainly in median and dorsal parts of the wing. The hindwings are orange yellow with a dark brown apical area with a few proximal paler spots.

Etymology

The species is named in honour of Dr. Jane Lyons.

References

Mictopsichia janeae Wikipedia


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