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Compsolechia trochilea

Compsolechia trochilea
Scientific classification
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Compsolechia
Species: C. trochilea
Binomial name
Compsolechia trochilea
(Walsingham, 1910)
  • Anacampsis trochilea Walsingham, 1910

Compsolechia trochilea is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Walsingham in 1910. It is found in Mexico (Tabasco).[1]

The wingspan is about 12 mm. The forewings are dark brownish fuscous, with a broad outwardly curved blue-green metallic band near the base, a slightly oblique stone-grey fascia across the middle, somewhat produced inwards on the dorsum, a triangular costal spot of the same colour between this and the metallic band, the termen, apex and cilia also stone-grey. The hindwings are brownish fuscous, with a dark fuscous spot at the flexus.[2]


  • Straight 1
  • Curved 2
  • Flying 3
    • Use in combat sports 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5


  1. ^ Gross, Josh. UFC 54 Dark Bouts: Irvin KO’s Martin, Sends him out of Octagon on Stretcher. URL last accessed May 14, 2006.
  2. ^ Dao, Vincent. Schilt Unstoppable at K-1 World GP '05 Final. URL last accessed May 14, 2006.
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