Dimorphopalpa lyonsae

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Dimorphopalpa lyonsae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Dimorphopalpa
Species: D. lyonsae
Binomial name
Dimorphopalpa lyonsae
Razowski & Pelz, 2007[1]

Dimorphopalpa lyonsae is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Ecuador.

The wingspan is 14.5–16 mm for males and about 19 mm for females. The ground colour of the forewings is pale brownish cream, sprinkled with white in the distal part of the median cell and subterminally. The hindwings are pale brown, but paler basally in males and brown in females.

Etymology[edit]

The species is names in honour of Dr. Jane Lyons.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com.
  2. ^ Razowski, Józef & Volker Pelz, 2007, Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 76: 21-40 [1]