Hellinsia kuwayamai

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Hellinsia kuwayamai
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Hellinsia
Species: H. kuwayamai
Binomial name
Hellinsia kuwayamai
(Matsumura, 1931)
  • Pterophorus kuwayamai Matsumura, 1931
  • Oidaematophorus kuwayamai

Hellinsia kuwayamai is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is known from Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu), Korea and China.

The wingspan is about 16 mm[1] and the length of the forewings is 8–9 mm.

The larvae feed on Aster ageratoides and Aster yomena.


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