Dicepolia cuiabalis

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Dicepolia cuiabalis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Dicepolia
Species:
D. cuiabalis
Binomial name
Dicepolia cuiabalis
Hayden, 2009

Dicepolia cuiabalis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by James E. Hayden in 2009.[1] It is found in Brazil, where it has been recorded from Mato Grosso.

The length of the forewings is about 9.1 mm. The forewings are yellowish brown, but darker orange brown at the costa. The transverse lines consist of blackish scales. The hindwings are pearly white with yellowish or rosy brown terminal area. Adults have been recorded on wing in late September.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to Cuiabá, the city which is nearest to the type locality.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 2014-07-15.
  2. ^ Hayden, J.E., 2009: Taxonomic revision of Neotropical Dicepolia Snellen (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Zootaxa, 2237: 1-33. Abstract & excerpt.