Rahul Sharma

Scoparia brevituba

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

Scoparia brevituba is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Li, Li and Nuss in 2010. It is found in China (Sichuan).

The length of the forewings is 8–10 mm. The forewings are suffused with blackish brown scales. The antemedian, postmedian and subterminal lines are white. The hindwings are white, but pale brown before the termen.

Etymology

The species name refers to the distinctively short ductus bursae in the female genitalia and is derived from Latin brevitubus (meaning short tubal).

References

Scoparia brevituba Wikipedia


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