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Romanaria spasmaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Romanaria

Romanaria spasmaria is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador.

The wingspan is 17 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is cream white, suffused with greyish and dotted with black. The hindwings are white cream in the basal area and more brownish grey sprinkled with grey brown in the remaining area.

Etymology

The species name refers to the refracted black band on the forewings and is derived from Greek spasma (meaning broken piece).

References

Romanaria spasmaria Wikipedia


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