Hellinsia rigidus

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Hellinsia rigidus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Hellinsia
Species: H. rigidus
Binomial name
Hellinsia rigidus
(McDunnough, 1938)[1]
Synonyms
  • Oidaematophorus rigidus McDunnough, 1938

Hellinsia rigidus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found in North America, including California.

The wingspan is about 22 mm. The forewings are whitish with broad pale yellowish shading along the costa and over most of first lobe. The veins are unmarked. The hindwings are almost concolorous with the inner area of the forewings, with a very faint smoky tinge.[2]

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