Transtillaspis atheles

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Transtillaspis atheles
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Transtillaspis
Species: T. atheles
Binomial name
Transtillaspis atheles
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2011[1]

Transtillaspis atheles is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Colombia.

The wingspan is about 18 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is yellowish cream, dotted with brown and with weak pale yellowish-brown suffusions. The hindwings are cream brown, spotted with brownish.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to the asymmetry of the sacculi and is derived from Greek atheles (meaning imperfect).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2011: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Colombia. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 54B (1-2): 103-128. Full article: [1]