Nannobotys

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Nannobotys
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Nannobotys
Munroe, 1961[1]
Species: N. commortalis
Binomial name
Nannobotys commortalis
(Grote, 1881)
Synonyms
  • Botis commortalis Grote, 1881
  • Noctuelia minima Dyar, 1917

Nannobotys is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family. It contains only one species, Nannobotys commortalis, which is found in North America, where it has been recorded from eastern Washington to California and Nevada.[2]

The wingspan is about 11–12 mm. The forewings are brown, crossed by two distinct lines. The hindwings are pure white.[3] Adults are diurnal and on wing from March to April and in June.[4]

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