Scaeostrepta

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Scaeostrepta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Suborder: Glossata
(unranked): Ditrysia
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Lecithoceridae
Genus: Scaeostrepta
Meyrick, 1931
Species: S. geranoptera
Binomial name
Scaeostrepta geranoptera
Meyrick, 1931

Scaeostrepta is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It contains the species Scaeostrepta geranoptera, which is found in New Guinea.[1]

The wingspan is about 19 mm. The forewings are dark purple-fuscous and the hindwings are prismatic-whitish with a broad dark bronzy-fuscous band extending from the base along the dorsum and termen to the apex, rather lighter posteriorly.[2]

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