Tortyra hoguella

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Tortyra hoguella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Choreutidae
Genus: Tortyra
Species: T. hoguella
Binomial name
Tortyra hoguella
Heppner, 1981

Tortyra hoguella is a moth of the Choreutidae family. It is known from Costa Rica, including Cocos Island from which is was described.

The length of the forewings is 5.2-6.5 mm. It has one of the most unusual wing patterns in the Tortyra genus due to the prominent white forewing fascia.[1]


  1. ^ "A New Tortyra from Cocos Island, Costa Rica" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-19.