Tsinilla unciphrona

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Tsinilla unciphrona
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T. unciphrona
Binomial name
Tsinilla unciphrona

Tsinilla unciphrona is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in Colombia.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is pale pinkish white, preserved as subapical interfascia limited anteriorly by leaden-grey fascia. The apical third of the costa is orange ferruginous with white costal strigulae (fine streaks). The remaining area is brown with dark brown spots medially. The hindwings are dark brown.

Etymology

The species name refers to the presence of the uncus and is derived from Greek phrone (meaning 'I carry'). [2]

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References

  1. tortricidae.com
  2. Razowski, J. & J. Wojtusiak, 2011: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Colombia). Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia54B (1-2): 103-128. Full article: .