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Spatalistis viridphantasma

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

Spatalistis viridphantasma is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in northern Thailand.

The wingspan is 13-15 mm. The forewings are whitish, preserved as some spots, cream along the costa and greenish otherwise. The wings are faintly tinged with grey in the dorso-posterior area and there are sparse brown-black dots in the basal and terminal parts. There are also refractive silver spot. The hindwings are grey whiter basally and with a yellowish cream apex.

Etymology

The species name refers to the coloration of the species and is derived from Latin viridis (meaning green) and Greek phantasma (meaning phenomenon).

References

Spatalistis viridphantasma Wikipedia


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