Anarsia choana

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Anarsia choana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Anarsia
Species: A. choana
Binomial name
Anarsia choana
Park, 1995

Anarsia choana is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Park in 1995. It is found in Taiwan[1] and Japan (Ryukyus).[2]

The length of the forewings is 4.5–4.7 millimetres (0.18–0.19 in). The forewings are creamy white, speckled with pale brownish grey and scattered with blackish scales. There is a blackish dot on the extreme base of the costa. The hindwings are pale brownish grey, hyaline on the basal half and with the veins darker.[3]


  1. ^ Catalogue of the Subfamily Dichomeridinae (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae) of the Asia Archived 2013-10-20 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Anarsia". Retrieved 2016-05-29. 
  3. ^ UEDA, Tatsuya (2010-12-01). "Four new records of species of the genera Anarsia Zeller and Bagdadia Amsel (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae) from Japan". Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan. 61 (4): 272–281. ISSN 0024-0974.