kids encyclopedia robot

Antiscopa acompa facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts


Quick facts for kids
Antiscopa acompa
Antiscopa acompa female.jpg
Female
Antiscopa acompa male.jpg
Male
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Antiscopa
Species:
A. acompa
Binomial name
Antiscopa acompa
(Meyrick, 1884)
Synonyms
  • Scoparia acompa Meyrick, 1884

Antiscopa acompa is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Edward Meyrick in 1884 from specimens obtained near Lake Wakatipu at 1,200 feet. It is endemic to New Zealand.

The wingspan is 17.5–19 mm. The forewings are ochreous-fuscous, at the base irrorated with dark fuscous. There are whitish lines. The hindwings are whitish grey, with a darker grey lunule, postmedial line and submarginal line. Adults have been recorded on wing in December.

kids search engine
Antiscopa acompa Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.