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Synechodes exigua

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

Synechodes exigua is a moth in the Brachodidae family. It was described by Kallies in 2004. It is found in India (Assam).

The wingspan is 14–16 mm for males and 15 mm for females. The forewings are black with a transverse yellow stripe near the costa and large yellow spots near the anal margin and the base. The hindwings are black with a yellow subbasal band.

Etymology

The species name refers to the size of the species and is derived from exiguus (meaning small).

References

Synechodes exigua Wikipedia


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