Thubana felinaurita

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Thubana felinaurita
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lecithoceridae
Genus: Thubana
Species: T. felinaurita
Binomial name
Thubana felinaurita
Li in Yang, Zhu & Li, 2010

Thubana felinaurita is a species of moth of the Lecithoceridae family. It is found in Guangxi in China.

The wingspan is 20.5-21 mm. The head of the adult is grayish brown, with grayish white scales around the eyes. The antennae are yellowish white and longer than the forewing. The forewings are rectangular, with the costa gently curved and the apex blunt. They have a brown with dark purple color and a grayish black fringe with a yellowish white basal line. The hindwings are grayish brown and the fringe is fawn black, with a yellowish white basal line.

Etymology[edit]

The specific name is derived from the Latin felinus (= feline) and auritus (= auricular), referring to the shape of the posterolateral lobes of the juxta.

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