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Synechodes andamanensis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Brachodidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Synechodes

Synechodes andamanensis is a moth in the Brachodidae family. It was described by Kallies in 2004. It is found on the Andamans (India).

The wingspan is about 19 mm. The forewings are black with a yellow spot near the costa and a smaller yellow spot in the middle, as well as a small patch of yellow scales near the base and single yellow scales near the termen. The hindwings are deep yellow, with a black marginal band and some black scales basally.

Etymology

The species name refers to the type locality.

References

Synechodes andamanensis Wikipedia


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