Promalactis papillata

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Promalactis papillata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Oecophoridae
Genus: Promalactis
Species: P. papillata
Binomial name
Promalactis papillata
Du & Wang, 2013

Promalactis papillata is a moth of the Oecophoridae family. It is found in Anhui and Zhejiang provinces of China.

The wingspan is about 9–12 mm. The forewings are dark orange yellow with white markings edged with black scales. The hindwings and cilia are dark grey.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The specific name is derived from Latin papillatus (meaning having papillary process) and refers to the uncus having a small papillary process at the basal two-thirds laterally.

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