Elachista aspila

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Elachista aspila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Elachistidae
Genus: Elachista
Species: E. aspila
Binomial name
Elachista aspila
Kaila, 1997

Elachista aspila is a moth of the Elachistidae family. It is found in North America in Washington, Alberta and Oregon.[1]

The length of the forewings is 5.1-5.8 mm. The forewings are unicolorous creamy white. The hindwings are light grey and translucent. The underside of the forewings is dark grey and the underside of the hindwings is light grey.

Etymology[edit]

The species name is derived from Greek aspilos (meaning spotless).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaila, L. 1997. A revision of the Nearctic species of Elachista s. l. II. The argentella group (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae). Acta Zoologica Fennica 206: 1-93.