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Scrobipalpa nigrigrisea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Scrobipalpa

Scrobipalpa nigrigrisea is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Bidzilya and Li in 2010. It is found in Tibet.

The wingspan is about 13 mm. The forewings are grey, with two indistinct black dots in the middle of the cell, and a black diffused spot at two-thirds near the dorsal margin. The hindwings are light grey. Adults are on wing in June and July.

Etymology

The species name refers to the blackish-grey forewings and is derived from the Latin prefix nigr- (meaning black) and Latin griseus (meaning grey).

References

Scrobipalpa nigrigrisea Wikipedia


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