Agnippe separatella

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

Agnippe separatella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in southern Iran.

The wingspan is 7.5–8 mm. The forewings are white with a brown basal patch and a triangular brown spot on the middle of the costal margin. The hindwings are light grey. Adults are on wing from the end of March to early June.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the species reflects its distinctive genitalia and external characters, and separate position within the genus. It is derived from Latin separatus (meaning separate).[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].