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Epermenia leucomantis

(Epermenia leucomantis)


Epermenia leucomantis is a moth in the family Epermeniidae. It was described by Meyrick in 1917. It is found in India (Assam). The wingspan is about 8 mm. The forewings are grey-whitish irrorated with blackish and suffused with elongate white spots on the costa at one-fourth and the middle, and smaller spots on the dorsum at one-fourth and beyond the middle. The costa is suffused with blackish towards the base, and a spot of blackish suffusion between the white spots. The apical two-fifths of the wing is grey irrorated with black, with some scattered whitish scales. The hindwings are dark fuscous with a white spot on the costa at two-thirds.

Taxonomic tree:

Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
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