Supriya Ghosh

Scoparia vulpecula

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

Scoparia vulpecula is a moth of the Crambidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1927. It is found in New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 18 mm. The forewings are light fuscous with a few scattered whitish scales. The discal spot is cloudy and darker fuscous. The hindwings are whitish-grey, greyer near the termen. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.

References

Scoparia vulpecula Wikipedia


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