Coleophora arkaimella

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Coleophora arkaimella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
Species: C. arkaimella
Binomial name
Coleophora arkaimella
Baldizzone & Tabell, 2007[1]

Coleophora arkaimella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in the southern Ural Mountains in Russia.

The wingspan is 14-15.5 mm. Adults have a light brown thorax and head light brown. The forewings are beige, suffused with pale buff and dark brown scales. The stripes are white and the fringes beige. The hindwings and fringes are brown.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the taxon alludes to the Arkaim reserve, where the first specimens were discovered.

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