Tabernillaia

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Tabernillaia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Tabernillaia
Walsingham, 1911
Species: T. ephialtes
Binomial name
Tabernillaia ephialtes
Walsingham, 1911
Synonyms
  • Tabernillaea Meyrick, 1925

Tabernillaia is a genus of moth in the family Gelechiidae. It contains the species Tabernillaia ephialtes, which is found in Panama.[1]

The wingspan is about 10 mm. The forewings are dark bronzy fuscous, with a slight coppery tinge about the middle of the wing in a strong light. An outwardly oblique, ovate, snow-white patch descends from the costa, at about one-sixth, slightly overreaching the fold. Another, rounded, rather smaller white spot lies on the costa at about one-fourth from the apex. The hindwings are shining, pale bronzy grey.[2]

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