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 Adult (Fig. 6) with wingspan 15.5−17.0 mm. Vertex and frons pale yellowish white. Antenna yellowish brown, mixed with brownish black scales. Labial palpus slender, about 1.5 times length of eye’s diameter, yellowish brown on outer surface, yellowish white on inner surface. Thorax and tegula pale yellowish white, tegula with a brownish black spot at base. Forewing with costal margin straight, apex protruded, termen oblique. Ground color pale yellowish white; costal margin mixed with small brownish black spots on basal half, with brownish black spots at base and at basal 1/4, with a short and thin stripe at distal 1/6; basal patch occupying basal 1/4 of forewing, consisting of thin grayish black stripes; median fascia from middle of costal margin extending obliquely to middle of dorsum, grayish black with sparse ochreous yellow, anterior 1/4 oblique outward, somewhat narrow, anterior 1/4 to 1/2 disappeared, posterior half somewhat broad, oblique inward; subapical fascia a brownish black stripe along termen, mixed with ochreous yellow scales; tornus with a large brownish black patch; dorsum with small brownish black spots; cilia pale brown. Hindwing and cilia grayish white. Fore- and midlegs brownish black, with yellowish white rings; hindleg yellowish white. Abdomen grayish brown.


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