Exoletuncus unguiculus

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Exoletuncus unguiculus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Exoletuncus
Species: E. unguiculus
Binomial name
Exoletuncus unguiculus
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2010[1]

Exoletuncus unguiculus is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Peru.

The wingspan is 23 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is reduced to yellowish-white lines extending from the dorsum to the costa. The hindwings are greyish cream in the posterior half, diffusely spotted brownish grey.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to the shape of the sacculus and is derived from Latin unguiculus (meaning a small claw).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2010: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Peru. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 53B (1-2): 73-159. doi:10.3409/azc.53b_1-2.73-159. Full article: [1].