Holcophora

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Holcophora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Dichomeridinae
Tribe: Chelariini
Genus: Holcophora
Staudinger, 1871
Species: H. statices
Binomial name
Holcophora statices
Staudinger, 1871

Holcophora is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae.[1] It contains only one species, Holcophora statices, which is found in Hungary, Romania, Ukraine and Russia.[2]

The wingspan is 17–21 mm. The forewings are ashy grey with obscure markings. The hindwings are shining grey.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Holcophora". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 25, 2018.
  2. ^ Fauna Europaea
  3. ^ lepiforum.de