Transtillaspis cracens

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Transtillaspis cracens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Transtillaspis
Species: T. cracens
Binomial name
Transtillaspis cracens
Razowski & Pelz, 2005[1]

Transtillaspis cracens is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Loja Province, Ecuador.

The wingspan is 21 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is pale brownish creamy with brownish suffusions. The hindwings are cream, spotted with brownish grey.


The species name refers to the shape of the uncus and is derived from Latin craceus (meaning slim).[2]


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  2. ^ Razowski, J. & Pelz, V., 2005: New species of Gorytvesica Razowski, 1997 and Transtillaspis Razowski, 1987 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Euliini) from Ecuador. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 48B (1-2): 57-94. Full article: [1]