Hellinsia citrites

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Hellinsia citrites
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Hellinsia
Species: H. citrites
Binomial name
Hellinsia citrites
(Meyrick, 1908)[1]
  • Pterophorus citrites Meyrick, 1908

Hellinsia citrites is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found in North America, including Mississippi,[2] Colorado, Oklahoma and Kentucky.

The wingspan is 24–27 mm. The head is ochreous-whitish, but the face and back of the crown are more ochreous-tinged. The palpi, antennae and thorax are whitish-ochreous. The abdomen is also whitish-ochreous, but the sides are more ochreous. The forewings are ochreous, partially tinged with whitish The hindwings are grey.[3]