Samiksha Jaiswal

Tentax musculus

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

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

The wingspan is about 10.5 mm. The head, labial palps, patagia, thorax, tegulae and forewings (including quadrangular patch, basal costal patch and fringes) are beige and light reddish brown. The abdomen is of a similar colour. The crosslines are beige; except for the brown subterminal and terminal lines. The hindwings are grey with an indistinct discal spot. The underside of the forewings is light brown and the underside of the hindwings is grey with a discal spot.

References

Tentax musculus Wikipedia


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