Neha Patil

Telurips dubius

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Telurips

Telurips dubius is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Peru.

The wingspan is 15–17 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is pale brownish with brownish suffusions, veins and strigulation (fine streaks). The markings are brown. The hindwings are dirty cream mixed with pale brownish posteriorly.

Etymology

The species name refers to the doubtful position of this species and is derived from Latin dubius (meaning doubtful).

References

Telurips dubius Wikipedia


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