Andraca melli

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Andraca melli
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Endromidae
Genus: Andraca
Species: A. melli
Binomial name
Andraca melli
Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009

Andraca melli is a moth of the Endromidae family. It is found in China (Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan), Vietnam and Thailand.[1]

The wingspan is 37–39 millimetres (1.5–1.5 in). The head is thinly covered with brown-green hairs. The forewings are bluntly pointed apically and the outer edge is smooth and straight. The tornus is nearly rectangular.

The larvae feed on Camellia sinensis, Camellia oleifera, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Ternstroemia japonica and Pentaphylax euryoides.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The genus Andraca (Lepidoptera, Endromidae) in China with descriptions of a new species". Pensoft.net. September 8, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 

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