Coamorpha

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Coamorpha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Megalopygidae
Genus: Coamorpha
Dyar, 1913
Species: C. innoxia
Binomial name
Coamorpha innoxia
(Schaus, 1910)
Synonyms
  • Dalcera innoxia Schaus, 1910
  • Vescoa glutina Schaus, 1920

Coamorpha is a genus of moths in the family Megalopygidae. It contains only one species, Coamorpha innoxia, which is found in Costa Rica.[1]

The wingspan is about 32 mm. The forewings are greyish brown with a white spot at the base and a white streak below the cell, interrupted by veins 2 and 3. There is a white streak above the basal half of the inner margin and there is some white on the extreme inner margin on the outer half. The fringe is white with dark spots at the end of the veins, and faint terminal white markings between the veins.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BOLD Systems
  2. ^ "New species of Heterocera from Costa Rica—II". The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Including Zoology, Botany, and Geology.