Ortholepis rhodorella

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Ortholepis rhodorella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Ortholepis
Species: O. rhodorella
Binomial name
Ortholepis rhodorella
McDunnough, 1958[1]

Ortholepis rhodorella is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It was described by James Halliday McDunnough in 1958. It is found in North America, including Maine[2] and Nova Scotia.

The wingspan is about 17 mm. The ground color of the forewings is light gray. The basal area is gray, at the extreme base with darker sprinkling. The hindwings are dull ochreous, shaded with smoky along the outer margin.[3]


  1. ^ "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved August 24, 2017. 
  2. ^ mothphotographersgroup
  3. ^ McDunnough, J.H., 1958: New Microlepidoptera, with notes. American Museum Novitates 1917: 1-11.