Perzelia

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Perzelia is a monotypic moth genus in the family Depressariidae. Its only species, Perzelia arda, is found in Chile. Both the genus and species were described by John Frederick Gates Clarke in 1978.[1]

Perzelia
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Perzelia

J. F. G. Clarke, 1978
Species:
P. arda
Binomial name
Perzelia arda
J. F. G. Clarke, 1978

The wingspan is 15–18 mm. The forewings are sordid (dirty) white, basally with some pale ocherous suffusion and with the extreme edge of the costa, at the base, fuscous. The hindwings are pale grayish, darker toward the margins.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Savela, Markku. "Perzelia Clarke, 1978". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  2. ^ Clarke, J. F. Gates (1978). Neotropical Microlepidoptera, XXI: New Genera and Species of Oecophoridae from Chile (PDF). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology • Number 273. Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 14. Retrieved 15 December 2017.