Girish Mahajan

Scoparia ergatis

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

Scoparia ergatis is a moth of the Crambidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1885. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is 13–17 mm. The forewings are light fuscous, thinly and irregularly irrorated with whitish and darker fuscous. The first line is whitish, posteriorly dark-margined. The second line is also whitish, but dark-margined anteriorly. The hindwings are light grey or fuscous-grey, but darker posteriorly. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

References

Scoparia ergatis Wikipedia


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