Puneet Varma

Scythropiodes tribula

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

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

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The forewings are creamy white in the basal half and scattered with yellowish brown scales beyond half. There are two distinct brown discal spots at the middle and the end, as well as four dark brown spots near the middle along the costa. The subterminal line consists of indistinct brown spots and there is a row of distinct spots along the termen. The hindwings are grey.

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Scythropiodes tribula Wikipedia


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