Tonica syngnoma

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Tonica syngnoma
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Depressariidae
Genus: Tonica
Species:
T. syngnoma
Binomial name
Tonica syngnoma
Diakonoff, 1966

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

The wingspan is about 32 mm. The forewings are whitish, dusted rather irregularly with grey fuscous. The markings are chestnut-brown and black. The hindwings are glossy pale ochreous, densely dusted with dark fuscous, except towards the dorsum and less densely along the costa. The extreme apex is slightly dusted with black. [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 syngnoma". 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): 72