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Saphenista pascana

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

Saphenista pascana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Peru.

The wingspan is about 19.5 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is cream, at the dorsum and base slightly tinged with brownish. There are some brownish dots, mainly from the middle of the wing to the termen. The hindwings are cream, but paler basally.

Etymology

The species name refers to the department of Pasco, where the type locality is located.

References

Saphenista pascana Wikipedia


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