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Scirpophaga marginepunctellus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Scirpophaga

Scirpophaga marginepunctellus is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Joannis in 1927. It is found in Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo (Katanga, West Kasai), Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan.

The wingspan is 25–30 mm for males and 36–44 mm for females. The forewings of the males are ochreous and the hindwings are white, the costal area suffused with pale fuscous. Females have white forewings, usually suffused with very pale ochreous white. The hindwings are white.

References

Scirpophaga marginepunctellus Wikipedia


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