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Syllepte elphegalis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Syllepte

Syllepte elphegalis is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Schaus in 1927. It is found in the Philippines (Luzon).

The wingspan is about 28 mm. The wings are light brownish olive, the forewings with blackish lines. The antemedial line is outbent to the median, then vertical. There is a fuscous streak on the discocellular and the postmedial line is almost vertical to vein 2, slightly retracted and faintly inbent to the inner margin. The hindwings have a postmedial line and cilia as on the forewings.

References

Syllepte elphegalis Wikipedia


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