Samiksha Jaiswal

Tentaspina feriae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Micronoctuidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Subfamily  Tentaxinae

Tentaspina feriae is a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in Indonesia (it was described from northern Sumatra).

The wingspan is 10.5–12 mm. The forewings are light brown, including the terminal area and the fringes. The costa is basally black, just like the quadrangular upper, medial and subterminal areas. There are small black costal dots basally, subbasally and subapically. The crosslines, including the medial shade are brown and waved. The terminal line is only indicated by black interveinal dots. The hindwings are grey with an indistinct discal spot. The underside of the forewings is unicolourous brown and the underside of the hindwings is grey with a discal spot.

References

Tentaspina feriae Wikipedia


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