Agnippe echinuloides

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Agnippe echinuloides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Agnippe
Species: A. echinuloides
Binomial name
Agnippe echinuloides
Bidzilya & H.H. Li, 2010

Agnippe echinuloides is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in Russia (southern Ural, Tuva, Chita Region) and Mongolia.

The wingspan is 10–11 mm. The forewings have a black basal patch and two black subtriangular spots fused near the costal margin. The posterior half of the forewings is white. The hindwings are light grey. Adults are on wing in June.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the species refers to the close relation with Agnippe echinulata.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bidzilya, O. & H.H. Li, 2010: Review of the genus Agnippe (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in the Palaearctic region. European Journal of Entomology 107 (2): 247-265. Full Article: [1].