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Blastobasis coffeaella

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Blastobasis coffeaella is a moth in the family Blastobasidae. It is found in Costa Rica and São Paulo, Brazil.[1]

The length of the forewings is 6.2–7.9 mm. The forewings are greyish brown intermixed with greyish-brown scales tipped with pale greyish brown and few reddish-brown scales. The hindwings are translucent pale brown.

The larvae feed within beans of Coffea arabica.

References

  1. ^ 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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Blastobasis coffeaella: Brief Summary

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Blastobasis coffeaella is a moth in the family Blastobasidae. It is found in Costa Rica and São Paulo, Brazil.

The length of the forewings is 6.2–7.9 mm. The forewings are greyish brown intermixed with greyish-brown scales tipped with pale greyish brown and few reddish-brown scales. The hindwings are translucent pale brown.

The larvae feed within beans of Coffea arabica.

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