Helcystogramma armatum

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Helcystogramma armatum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Helcystogramma
Species: H. armatum
Binomial name
Helcystogramma armatum
(Meyrick, 1911)
Synonyms
  • Strobisia armata Meyrick, 1911
  • Onebala armata Meyrick, 1925

Helcystogramma armatum is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1911. It is known from northeastern India.[1]

The wingspan is 10–11 mm. The forewings are rather bright fulvous with bluish-leaden-metallic markings edged with blackish scales and with a streak from the base along the costa to one-third, thence obliquely across the wing to two-thirds of the dorsum, where it meets a slightly curved rather narrow fascia from three-fifths of the costa. There is a subdorsal streak from the base to two-fifths and a small white mark on the costa beyond the postmedian fascia. The posterior area beyond this fascia is wholly black, except for an irregular blue-leaden-metallic fascia close before the termen, leaving a fulvous black-edged terminal line. The hindwings are blackish-fuscous.[2]

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