Girish Mahajan

Scoparia parachalca

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

Scoparia parachalca is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1901. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The forewings are dark fuscous, with a few fine whitish scales. The subbasal, first and second lines are indicated by broad golden-bronzy suffusion and the terminal area is suffused with golden-bronzy. The hindwings are dark fuscous, but darker posteriorly. Adults have been recorded on wing in December.

References

Scoparia parachalca Wikipedia


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