Trisha Shetty

Telphusa translucida

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Telphusa

Telphusa translucida is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in Mexico and the West Indies, where it has been recorded from St. Vincent and Dominica.

The wingspan is 12–14 mm. The forewings are deep brownish fuscous, with the extreme base subochreous and with a broad oblique fascia across the middle of the wing, subochreous mottled with brownish. There are a few subochreous spots about the costal and dorsal margins before the apex. The hindwings are semitransparent, iridescent greyish.

References

Telphusa translucida Wikipedia


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