Hellinsia simplicissimus

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

Hellinsia simplicissimus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae that is endemic to the U.S. state of California.

The wingspan is 12–14 millimetres (0.47–0.55 in). The forewings are pale creamy, shaded lightly with light brownish, more particularly in costal area, the inner margin and second lobe remaining pale. The hindwings are pale smoky white with paler fringes.[2]