Neha Patil

Scrobipalpopsis petrella

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

Scrobipalpopsis petrella is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Busck in 1915. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from New Hampshire, Illinois, Maine and Alberta.

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The forewings are white, liberally and evenly dusted with brownish fuscous atoms and with three small, indistinct, black dots, one on the middle of the cell, one obliquely below on the fold and one at the end of the cell. The hindwings are dark fuscous.

References

Scrobipalpopsis petrella Wikipedia


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