Tonica peripsacas

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T. peripsacas
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Tonica peripsacas
Diakonoff, 1966

Tonica peripsacas is a moth in the family Depressariidae. It was described by Alexey Diakonoff in 1966. [1] It is found on Sulawesi. [2]

The wingspan is about 31 mm. The forewings are whitish ochreous, slightly suffused with fuscous grey and dark fuscous markings. The hindwings are pale ochreous, densely dusted with pale grey and along all veins dusted with darker fuscous. The extreme base is white, separated by a transverse oblique dark fuscous line. [3]

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References

  1. Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Tonica peripsacas". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index . Natural History Museum . Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  2. "Tonica Walker, 1864" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved July 15, 2017.
  3. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 109 (3): 79