Agdistis dicksoni

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Agdistis dicksoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Agdistis
Species: A. dicksoni
Binomial name
Agdistis dicksoni
Kovtunovich & Ustjuzhanin, 2009

Agdistis dicksoni is a moth in the Pterophoridae family. It is known from South Africa (Western and Northern Cape).[1]

The wingspan is 18–21 mm. The forewings are grey with four dark dots, found in the discal area, at the costal margin, in the middle part and at the wing base. The costal margin is visibly paler. The hindwings are uniformly grey. Adults are on wing from June to December.

Etymology[edit]

The species is named after Dr C.G.C. Dickson, a famous lepidopterologist.

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