Neha Patil

Tentax bruneii

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

Tentax bruneii is a moth of the Micronoctuidae family. It is found in Brunei.

The wingspan is about 9.5 mm. The head, labial palps, patagia, prothorax, and forewings (including fringes) are beige, with a brown terminal area. The basal costal patch on the forewing and upper quadrangular medial area are black brown. The crosslines are indistinct and light brown, except for the brown terminal line. The hindwings are light grey. The underside of the forewings is light brown and the underside of the hindwings is grey with a discal spot.

The only known specimen was collected by day in a lowland forest.


Tentax bruneii Wikipedia

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