Biology:Dichomeris mengdana

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Short description: Species of moth

Dichomeris mengdana
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Dichomeris
D. mengdana
Binomial name
Dichomeris mengdana
H.-H. Li & Z.-M. Zheng, 1997

Dichomeris mengdana is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Hou-Hun Li and Zhe-Min Zheng in 1997. It is found in Qinghai, China.[1]

The wingspan is 19-19.5 mm. The forewings are greyish brown, with scattered greyish-white and black scales and with the costal margin fuscous. There are short obscure streaks, as well as an irregular blotch at the base, the middle and the end of the cell. The hindwings are grey with scattered brown scales.[2]


  1. Savela, Markku (May 2, 2019). "Dichomeris mengdana Li & Zheng, 1997". Retrieved July 6, 2020. 
  2. Li, Houhun; Zheng, Zhemin & Wang, Hongjian (1997). "Description of seven new species of the genus Dichomeris Hübner from China (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)". Entomologia Sinica. 4 (3): 220-230. doi:10.1111/j.1744-7917.1997.tb00094.x

Wikidata ☰ Q17436003 entry