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Sparganothoides coloratana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Sparganothoides

Sparganothoides coloratana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Chihuahua, Mexico.

The length of the forewings is 9.9–10.8 mm for males and 9.6–11.4 mm for females. The ground colour of the forewings is pale brown to yellowish brown, with scattered brown and brownish grey scales. The hindwings are grey.

Etymology

The species name refers to the dark, smoky appearance and is derived from coloro (meaning to give tone or color).

References

Sparganothoides coloratana Wikipedia


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