Harman Patil

Scrobipalpa phelotris

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

Scrobipalpa phelotris is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1909. It is found in South Africa.

The wingspan is about 21 mm. The forewings are whitish-ochreous, irregularly and suffusedly mixed throughout with brownish and rather dark fuscous. The stigmata are ferruginous with one or two dark fuscous scales, cloudy, indistinct, the plical obliquely before the first discal. There are indications of very indistinct dark fuscous dots around the posterior part of the costa and termen. The hindwings are grey-whitish.

References

Scrobipalpa phelotris Wikipedia


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