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Symmoca deprinsi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Autostichidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Symmoca

Symmoca deprinsi is a moth of the Autostichidae family. It is found in Asia Minor.

The length of the forewings is 17 mm for males and 19 mm for females. The male forewing ground colour is dirty white, becoming yellowish towards all margins. The cellular dot, plical dot and discocellular dots are coffee brown. The hindwings are shiny sericeous (silky) white. Females are uniformly yellowish (a deeper tint than the males). The pattern consists only of one or two light brownish scales.

Etymology

The species is dedicated to lepidopterist Mr. W. De Prins.

References

Symmoca deprinsi Wikipedia


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