Gorytvesica chara

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Gorytvesica chara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Gorytvesica
Species: G. chara
Binomial name
Gorytvesica chara
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2006[1]
Synonyms
  • Bonagota chara

Gorytvesica chara is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is endemic to Ecuador (Morona-Santiago Province).

The wingspan is 21.5 millimetres (0.85 in). The ground colour of the forewings is brown, with cream brown spots in the terminal area and along the dorsum. The hindwings are greyish brown, but cream costally.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to the colouration of the markings and is derived from Greek chara (meaning nice).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, J.; Wojtusiak, J. (June 30, 2006). "Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from the Valley of Río Gualaceo, East Cordillera in Ecuador, with descriptions of new taxa" (PDF). 49B (1-2). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia: 17–53. 

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