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Scirpophaga nepalensis

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

Scirpophaga nepalensis is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Lewvanich in 1981. It is found in Nepal.

The wingspan is 16.5–18 mm for males and 16.5-18.5 mm for females. The forewings of the males are ochreous yellow, but darker along the venations. There is a fuscous spot at the lower angle of the cell. The hindwings are pale ochreous white. The forewings of the females are pale ochreous white with a dark fuscous spot at the lower angle of the cell. The hindwings are pale ochreous white with an ochreous yellow anal tuft.

References

Scirpophaga nepalensis Wikipedia


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