Scoparia niphospora facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsScoparia niphospora
This species was described by Edward Meyrick in 1884. Meyrick gave a more detailed description of the species in 1885. Meyrick placed this species within the genus Scopaira in 1913. However the placement of this species within Scoparia is in doubt. As a result, this species has also been referred to as Scoparia (s.l.) niphospora.
The wingspan is 26–29 mm. The forewings are light greyish-ochreous, irrorated with white except along the costa. The costa are dark fuscous with a few scattered dark fuscous scales. The veins are somewhat marked with dark fuscous posteriorly. There is a hindmarginal row of black dots. The hindwings are very pale whitish-ochreous. Adults have been recorded on wing in January.
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