Thospia feminella

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Thospia feminella
Scientific classification
T. feminella
Binomial name
Thospia feminella
Roesler, 1973 [1]

Thospia feminella is a species of snout moth in the genus Thospia . It was described by Roesler in 1973. It is found in Afghanistan.

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  1. "World Pyraloidea Database". Retrieved 2011-09-29.