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Epermenia pithanopis

(Epermenia pithanopis)

Description

Epermenia pithanopis is a moth in the family Epermeniidae. It was described by Meyrick in 1921. It is found in India. The wingspan is about 11 mm. The forewings are whitish, the costal half suffused with pale ferruginous-brownish except for undefined spaces at about one-third and two-thirds. There is a streak of pale ferruginous-brownish suffusion along the fold and the discal stigmata is very small and black. There are three groups of projecting black scales from the dorsal margin. The hindwings are grey.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Epermeniidae
Genus:Epermenia
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