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Scoparia claranota

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

Scoparia claranota is a moth of the Crambidae family. It was described by Howes in 1946. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 39 mm. The forewings are silvery-white with a streak of ochreous-brown along the costa and light ochreous-brown borders around the dark markings. There is a black line from the centre of the base to the centre of the wing, as well as a black line from the centre of the wing to the termen slightly above the tornus. The hindwings are silvery-white. Adults have been recorded on wing in December.

References

Scoparia claranota Wikipedia


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