Transtillaspis scyruncus

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Transtillaspis scyruncus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Transtillaspis
Species: T. scyruncus
Binomial name
Transtillaspis scyruncus
Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2013[1]

Transtillaspis scyruncus is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Morona-Santiago Province, Ecuador.

The wingspan is 24 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is pale ferruginous brown, strigulated (finely streaked) with blackish. The hindwings are cream mixed with brownish.


The species name refers to the strong sclerites of the genitalia and is derived from Greek skyros (meaning strong).[2]


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  2. ^ Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2013: Accessions to the fauna of Neotropical Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia, 56 (1): 9-40. Full article: [1].