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Brief Summary

    Hyposmocoma mokumana: Brief Summary
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    Hyposmocoma mokumana is a species of moth of the Cosmopterigidae family. It is endemic to Necker Island. The type locality is Annexation Hill.

    The wingspan is 11.4–14.3 mm.

    The larval case is purse-shaped and 7.4–8.9 mm in length. It is smooth and cylindrical, bulged and flat medially, with growth lines starting at middle and extending toward two entrances situated laterally. The background color is brown.

    Adults were reared from case-making larvae. Cases were collected in Sesbania litter.

Comprehensive Description