Biology:Dichomeris melitura

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Short description: Species of moth

Dichomeris melitura
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Dichomeris
D. melitura
Binomial name
Dichomeris melitura
(Meyrick, 1916)
  • Trichotaphe melitura Meyrick, 1916

Dichomeris melitura is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1916.[1] It is found in southern India .[2]

The wingspan is about 18 mm (0.71 in). The forewings are dark ashy grey with a faint violet tinge, sprinkled with black specks and with a short oblique black streak in the disc at one-third. The costal edge is shortly blackish beyond the middle. The hindwings are dark grey.[3]


Wikidata ☰ Q13589451 entry