Transtillaspis ependyma

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Transtillaspis ependyma
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T. ependyma
Binomial name
Transtillaspis ependyma
Razowski & Pelz, 2005[1]

Transtillaspis ependyma is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Ecuador (Loja Province) and Peru.[2]

The wingspan is 17 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is ferruginous, mixed and dotted with brownish up to the middle. The markings are brownish. The hindwings are pale ochreous cream with brownish-grey strigulation (fine streaks).

Etymology[edit]

The species name refers to the colouration of the forewings covering the pale hindwings and is derived from Greek ependyma (meaning overcoat).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2010: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Peru. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 53B (1-2): 73-159. doi:10.3409/azc.53b_1-2.73-159. Full article: [1].
  3. ^ 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: [2]