Thyrocopa brevipalpis

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Thyrocopa brevipalpis
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T. brevipalpis
Binomial name
Thyrocopa brevipalpis
(Walsingham, 1907)
Synonyms
  • Psychra brevipalpisWalsingham, 1907
  • Psychra phycidiformisWalsingham, 1907
  • Thyrocopa phycidiformis(Walsingham, 1907)

Thyrocopa brevipalpis is a moth of the family Xyloryctidae. It is endemic to the Hawaiian island of Kauai.

The length of the forewings is 9–16 mm. Adults are on wing year round. It has a remarkably variable wing pattern.

Larvae have been reared on Hedyotis terminalis .


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