oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Contribution to the study of the Phycitinae (Pyralidae, Lep.). Part III

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Type: Tinea ahenella Schiff., from Europe and Asia Minor. Male. Proboscis moderate, scaly at base; labial palpi porrect, three and a half times eye; rostriform, closely covered with scales, tapering to a point; second joint about three times first joint, thickest at middle; third joint half of second joint, thin, of almost even width; maxillary palpi three-jointed; joints of almost even length, third joint suboval; all joints/covered with moderately long scales; eyes suboval; ocelli and chaetosema present; frons smooth, somewhat flattened;

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