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Syllepte viridivertex

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

Syllepte viridivertex is a moth in the Crambidae family. It was described by Schaus in 1920. It is found in Venezuela.

The wingspan is about 30 mm. The wings are thinly scaled brownish grey with dull dark brown lines. The antemedial line on the forewings is slightly outcurved and there is a dark line on the discocellular not reaching the lower angle of the cell. There is a dentate postmedial line from the subcostal. The hindwings are more thinly scaled at the base and there is a dark line on the discocellular. The postmedial line is faintly dentate.

References

Syllepte viridivertex Wikipedia


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