Lypothora roseochraon

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Lypothora roseochraon
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Lypothora
Species: L. roseochraon
Binomial name
Lypothora roseochraon
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2010[1]

Lypothora roseochraon is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Ecuador.

The wingspan is about 28 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is white, preserved in the dorsal half of the wing from the base to the tornal area. The forewings are marked by some brown scales and a postmedian dot. The hindwings are brownish.

Etymology[edit]

The species name is derived from Greek roseos (meaning pinkish) and chrao (meaning slightly wounded).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2010: Some Tortricidae from the East Cordillera in Ecuador reared from larvae in Yanayacu Biological Station in Ecuador (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Genus 21 (4): 585-603. Full article: [1].