Argyrotaenia potosiana

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Argyrotaenia potosiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Argyrotaenia
Species: A. potosiana
Binomial name
Argyrotaenia potosiana
Razowski & Becker, 2010[1]

Argyrotaenia potosiana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Nuevo León, Mexico.

The wingspan is about 19 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is cream, tinged with yellowish along the costa. The hindwings are cream white.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to Cerro Potosí, the type locality.[2]

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].

Data related to Argyrotaenia potosiana at Wikispecies