Niphopyralis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Wurthiinae)
Jump to: navigation, search
Niphopyralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Subfamily: Wurthiinae
Roepke, 1916
Genus: Niphopyralis
Hampson, 1893
Synonyms
  • Wurthia Roepke, 1916

Niphopyralis is a genus of moths of the Crambidae family and only genus of the Wurthiinae subfamily.

Description[edit]

Palpi upturned, smoothly scaled, and hardly reaching vertex of head. Maxillary palpi minute. Frons rounded. Antennae of male bipectinate. Tibia with nearly equal spurs. Fore wings short and rounded. Vein 3 from near angle of cell and veins 4,5 from angle. Vein 7 well separated from veins 8,9. Veins 10,11 free. Hind wings with veins 3,4,5 from angle of cell and veins 6,7 from upper angle.[1]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hampson G. F. (1892). "The Fauna Of British India Including Ceylon And Burma Moths Vol-iv". Digital Library of India. p. 558. Retrieved 4 July 2016.