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Syllepte fulviceps

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

Syllepte fulviceps is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Bethune-Baker in 1909. It is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Orientale).

The wingspan is about 38 mm. Both wings are uniform pale slate-grey, with a lustrous bluish-lilac sheen in certain lights. The forewings have a very fine small subbasal pencil of dark purplish scales just below vein 1.

References

Syllepte fulviceps Wikipedia


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