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Schizovalva sphenopis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Schizovalva

Schizovalva sphenopis is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1921. It is found in Zimbabwe.

The wingspan is about 15 mm. The forewings are whitish-grey, somewhat sprinkled with dark grey and blackish and with an elongate-triangular black spot in the disc before the middle, the apex directed posteriorly and edged with whitish. The second discal stigma is small, irregular, black and edged with whitish anteriorly. The hindwings are light grey.

References

Schizovalva sphenopis Wikipedia


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