Argyrotaenia magnuncus

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Argyrotaenia magnuncus
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A. magnuncus
Binomial name
Argyrotaenia magnuncus

Argyrotaenia magnuncus is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Ecuador (Cotopaxi Province, Azuay Province).[2]

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is brown with a slight grey admixture and numerous creamish and blackish dots and ill-defined grey-brown markings. The hindwings cream.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to the size of the uncus and is derived from Latin magnus (meaning large).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, J. & V.O. Becker, 2010: Systematic and distributional data on Neotropical Archipini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 53B (1-2): 9-38. DOI: 10.3409/azc.53b_1-2.09-38. Full article: [1].
  3. ^ Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2008, Genus 19 (3): 497-575. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-15. Retrieved 2013-11-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)