Supriya Ghosh

Scoparia pura

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

Scoparia pura is a moth of the Crambidae family. It was described by Philpott in 1924. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is 21–22 mm. The forewings are grey, suffused with white on the basal area and beneath the costa. There is an interrupted blackish line at the base and the first line is indicated by a brownish-black posterior margin. The second line is white, margined by black anteriorly. There is a marginal series of black dots, preceded by an obscure white shade. The hindwings are greyish-fuscous, but darker apically. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

References

Scoparia pura Wikipedia


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