Rahul Sharma

Scythropiodes elasmatus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Lecithoceridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Scythropiodes

Scythropiodes elasmatus is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It was described by Park and Wu in 1997. It is found in China (Sichuan).

The wingspan is about 19 mm. The forewings are pale greyish orange, with a large discal spot beyond the end of the cell. The hindwings are pale grey.

Etymology

The species name is derived from Greek elasmos (meaning a metal plate).

References

Scythropiodes elasmatus Wikipedia


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