Transtillaspis stiphra

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

Transtillaspis stiphra is a species of moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Peru.

The wingspan is 21 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is white, in the distal area of the wing with glossy marks. The hindwings are whitish, tinged with pale brownish on the peripheries and sprinkled blackish costally.

Etymology[edit]

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

References[edit]

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