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Scopula pedilata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Scopulini

Scopula pedilata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Sri Lanka.

Description

Wingspan is about 22m. White moth with fuscous palpi. Fore wings irrorated with a few black scales and with two minute cell-specks. There are traces of a medial line angled below the costa. The postmedial line running out to two angles below costa and one on vein 3. A rufous brown band found beyond it with waved outer edge and terminating in a black patch. Traces of a pale submarginal rufous line. Hind wings with slightly waved antemedial line. Black cell-speck present. Postmedial slightly sinous line, with pale rufous band beyond it. A crenualte marginal line.

References

Scopula pedilata Wikipedia


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