Telphusa translucida

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Telphusa translucida
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Telphusa
T. translucida
Binomial name
Telphusa translucida
(Walsingham, [1892])
  • Bryotropha translucida Walsingham, [1892]
  • Gelechia translucida

Telphusa translucida is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found in Mexico and the West Indies, where it has been recorded from St. Vincent and Dominica.[1]

The wingspan is 12–14 mm. The forewings are deep brownish fuscous, with the extreme base subochreous and with a broad oblique fascia across the middle of the wing, subochreous mottled with brownish. There are a few subochreous spots about the costal and dorsal margins before the apex. The hindwings are semitransparent, iridescent greyish.[2]