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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lecithoceridae
Subfamily: Torodorinae
Genus: Thymbritis
Meyrick, 1925
T. molybdias
Binomial name
Thymbritis molybdias
(Meyrick, 1910)
  • Onebala molybdiasMeyrick, 1910

Thymbritis is a genus of moth in the family Lecithoceridae. It contains the species Thymbritis molybdias, which is found in Sri Lanka. [1]

The wingspan is 13–15 mm. The forewings are brownish, sprinkled with dark fuscous and with a bright leaden-metallic spot lying along the upper part of the termen, preceded by a transverse series of five small white marks edged posteriorly with some black scales. There is a black dot in the apex. The hindwings are rather dark grey. [2]

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  2. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 20 (2): 456 PD-icon.svgThis article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain .