Scaeosopha mitescens

Li, Houhun, Zhang, Zhiwei & Sinev, Sergey Yu., 2012, Review of the genus Scaeosopha Meyrick, 1914 (Lepidoptera, Cosmopterigidae, Scaeosophinae) in the world, with descriptions of sixteen new species, Zootaxa 3322, pp. 1-34: 21

publication ID

1175-5326

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1820F42A-A735-FFB3-BAAF-FB8AFE559B50

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Felipe

scientific name

Scaeosopha mitescens
status

 

The mitescens   -group

Forewing ground colour varies from pale-yellow to orange-yellow except dirty white in Scaeosopha mitescens (Lucas)   , often with obvious longitudinal dark-brown streaks from outer margin of cell to before apex along veins. Male valva broad and short, more or less elliptical, with numerous small comma- or droplike processes on ventral surface. Female ductus bursae usually noticeable longer than posterior apophysis, ductus seminalis arising from about middle of ductus bursae.