Dichomeris scenites

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Dichomeris scenites is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1909.[1] It is found in South Africa.[2]

Dichomeris scenites
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D. scenites
Binomial name
Dichomeris scenites
(Meyrick, 1909)
Synonyms
  • Ypsolophus scenites Meyrick, 1909

The wingspan is about 18 mm. The forewings are pale fuscous, with scattered dark fuscous scales and a short dark fuscous costal strigula before the middle. The second discal stigma is rather dark fuscous and indistinct. The hindwings are light grey, somewhat darker towards the apex.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beccaloni, G.; Scoble, M.; Kitching, I.; Simonsen, T.; Robinson, G.; Pitkin, B.; Hine, A.; Lyal, C., eds. (2003). "Dichomeris scenites". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum. Retrieved May 22, 2018.
  2. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2019). "Ypsolopha scenites (Meyrick, 1909)". Afromoths. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  3. ^ Annals of the South African Museum. 5 (7): 371.