Hypatopa musa

Hypatopa musa

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Family:
Blastobasidae

Genus:
Hypatopa

Species:
H. musa

Binomial name

Hypatopa musa
Adamski, 2013

Hypatopa musa is a moth in the Blastobasidae family. It is found in Costa Rica.[1]
The length of the forewings is 3.8–5.2 mm. The forewings are greyish brown intermixed with greyish-brown scales tipped with white and white scales. The hindwings are translucent pale brown.
Etymology[edit]
The specific name refers to Musa, goddess of music, literature and the arts.
References[edit]

^ Adamski, D., 2013: Review of the Blastobasinae of Costa Rica (Lepidoptera: Gelechioidea: Blastobasidae). Zootaxa 3618 (1): 1-223. Review and full article: doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3618.1.1

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