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Eoophyla accra

Eoophyla accra

Eoophyla accra is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Strand in 1913.[1] It is found in Angola, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Ghana, Sierra Leone and Uganda.[2]

Eoophyla accra
Scientific classification
E. accra
Binomial name
Eoophyla accra
(Strand, 1913)
  • Cataclysta accra Strand, 1913
  • Eoophyla alba Mey, 2009
  • Argyractis dorophanes Meyrick, 1937

The wingspan is 13–18 millimetres (0.51–0.71 in). The base of the forewings is dull fuscous towards the costa. The subbasal area is white and the median area of the wing is ochreous. The base of the hindwings is white. There is an ochreous median fascia, edged with fuscous and the postmedian area is white.[3]


  1. Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2014). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved July 15, 2014.
  2. De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2018). "Eoophyla accra (Strand, 1913)". Afromoths. Retrieved 16 November 2018.
  3. Agassiz, David J. L. (2012). "The Acentropinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) of Africa" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3494: 1–73. ISBN 978-1-86977-986-3.

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