Moca rugosella

(Moca rugosella)


Moca rugosella is a moth in the Immidae family. It was described by August Busck in 1914. It is found in Guyana. The wingspan is 17 mm. The forewings are light ochreous brown, the costa yellowish with a small black dot at the basal third and a larger on the middle. There is a subcostal, black, interrupted longitudinal streak edged dorsally by a yellow longitudinal line and an ill-defined groups of black dots at the apical third of the costa and at the end of the cell. A series of black dots is found around the apical and terminal margin, edged with yellow. The hindwings are dark brown. The larvae have been recorded feeding on Securidica species.

Taxonomic tree:

Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
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