Plocamosaris telegraphella


Plocamosaris telegraphella is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1866.[1] It is found in Amazonas, Brazil.[2]

Plocamosaris telegraphella
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P. telegraphella
Binomial name
Plocamosaris telegraphella
(Walker, 1866)
Synonyms
  • Noeza telegraphella Walker, 1866
  • Dichomeris telegraphella

Adults are dull reddish, the forewings with a paler red costal stripe and with a silvery-white subcostal line extending along nearly half the length from the tip. There is a deep black costal line in front of the subcostal line, obliquely intersected by four little silvery-white streaks.[3]

References


  1. Beccaloni, George; et al. (February 2005). "Scientific name search". The Global Lepidoptera Names Index. Natural History Museum, London.
  2. Savela, Markku. "Plocamosaris telegraphella (Walker, 1866)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 7, 2018.
  3. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum 35: 1839