Transtillaspis saragurana

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Transtillaspis saragurana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Transtillaspis
Species: T. saragurana
Binomial name
Transtillaspis saragurana
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2008[1]

Transtillaspis saragurana is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Loja Province, Ecuador.[2]

The wingspan is about 23 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is yellowish brown with chestnut admixture, darker basally and terminally. The hindwings are cream, tinged with pale ferruginous on the periphery and spotted with grey.

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to Saraguro, the type locality.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, Józef & Janusz Wojtusiak, 2009: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from the mountains of Ecuador and remarks on their geographical distribution. Part IV. Eastern Cordillera. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 51B (1-2): 119-187. doi:10.3409/azc.52b_1-2.119-187. Full article: [1].
  3. ^ Józef Razowski & Janusz Wojtusiak, 2008, Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 51B (1-2): 7-41 [2]