Harman Patil

Scoparia uncinata

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

Scoparia uncinata is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Li, Li and Nuss in 2010. It is found in China (Gansu, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan).

The length of the forewings is 7–8 mm. The forewings are covered with blackish brown scales. The antemedian and postmedian lines are white. The hindwings are also white.

Etymology

The species name refers to the cornutus ending with a unique hook in the male genitalia and is derived from Latin uncinatus (meaning uncinate).

References

Scoparia uncinata Wikipedia


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