Coremata

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Coremata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Coremata
Amsel, 1956[1]
Species: C. stigmatalis
Binomial name
Coremata stigmatalis
(Hampson, 1899)
Synonyms
  • Bocchoris stigmatalis Hampson, 1899
  • Culcita Amsel, 1957

Coremata is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Coremata stigmatalis, which is found in Brazil (São Paulo).[2]

The wingspan is about 24 mm. The forewings are white with a slight yellowish tinge and with four black dots at the base, as well as a subbasal fuscous eight-shaped mark.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "global Pyraloidea database". Globiz.pyraloidea.org. Retrieved 2011-10-13. 
  2. ^ Coremata at funet
  3. ^ Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1898: 652