Biology:Hellinsia malesanus

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Species of plume moth

Hellinsia malesanus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Hellinsia
Species:
H. malesanus
Binomial name
Hellinsia malesanus
(Meyrick, 1921)
Synonyms
  • Pterophorus malesanus Meyrick, 1921

Hellinsia malesanus is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found in Peru.[1]

The wingspan is 19 mm. The forewings are whitish‑pale brown. The hindwings and fringes are brown‑grey. Adults are on wing in July and August, at altitudes ranging from 150 to 2,000 meters.[2]

References

See also Wikidata entry Q5708043.