Puneet Varma

Scoparia encapna

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

Scoparia encapna is a moth of the Crambidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1888. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is 18–20 mm. The forewings are dark glossy fuscous with bronzy reflections and a few scattered white scales. The veins are partially marked with black. The first line is whitish and black-margined posteriorly. The second line is also whitish, but dark-margined anteriorly. The hindwings are fuscous-grey, with a suffused dark fuscous hindmarginal band. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

References

Scoparia encapna Wikipedia


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