Rupela albina

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Rupela albina
Rupela albinella.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Rupela
Species: R. albina
Binomial name
Rupela albina
Becker & Solis, 1990[1]
  • Rupela albinella (Stoll, [1781])
  • Phalaena albinella Stoll in Cramer & Stoll, 1781 (preocc. Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Scirpophaga albinella

Rupela albina is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, the Guianas, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[2]

The wingspan is 20–34 mm for males and 27–45 mm for females. The wings are white.[3]


  1. ^ Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2017). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved March 2, 2018. 
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Rupela albinella (Stoll, [1781])". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved March 2, 2018. 
  3. ^ Heinrich, Carl (1937). "Moths of the Genus Rupela (Pyralididae: Schoenobiinae)". Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 84 (3019): 355–388 – via Internet Archive.