Dysoptus chiquitus

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Dysoptus chiquitus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arrhenophanidae
Genus: Dysoptus
Species: D. chiquitus
Binomial name
Dysoptus chiquitus
(Busck, 1914)
Synonyms
  • Arrhenophanes chiquita Busck, 1914
  • Ecpathophanes chiquita (Busck, 1914)

Dysoptus anachoreta is a species of moth in the Arrhenophanidae family. It is widespread in a large part of the Neotropical lowland wet forests, from Costa Rica south to Mato Grosso in southern Brazil.

The length of the forewings is 4.6-6.5 mm for males and 7-7.2 for females. Adults are probably active during most months of the year throughout their range. Records include January-March, May, August and September.

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