Trisha Shetty

Scythropiodes triangulus

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

Scythropiodes triangulus is a moth in the Lecithoceridae family. It was described by Park and Wu in 1997. It is found in China (Hainan, Fujian, Guangdong, Jiangxi).

The wingspan is about 23 mm. The forewings are pale yellow with small discal cells near the base, at one-third and near the end. The wings are scattered with brown scales beyond one-third and there are six to eight brown spots between the veins from before the apex to the tornus along the termen. The hindwings are yellowish white.

Etymology

The species name is derived from Latin curvus (meaning bent).

References

Scythropiodes triangulus Wikipedia


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