Eugnosta percnoptila

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Eugnosta percnoptila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Eugnosta
Species: E. percnoptila
Binomial name
Eugnosta percnoptila
(Meyrick, 1933)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phtheochroa percnoptila Meyrick, 1933

Eugnosta percnoptila is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Tanzania.

The wingspan is 14–18 mm. The forewings are brownish grey with a golden sheen and with numerous tufts of raised scales. The hindwings are greyish brown with transverse striae.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Aarvik, L., 2010: Review of East African Cochylini (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) with description of new species. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 57 (2): 81-108. Abstract: [1].