Hair pencil


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a brush or pencil made of fine hair, for painting; - generally called by the name of the hair used; as, a camel's hair pencil, a sable's hair pencil, etc.

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Thorax: Foretibial epiphysis arising from distal 1/3 of tibia; hindtibia with hairs dorsally in both sexes, denser in males; hindwing without hair pencil in both sexes.
Within the family, it is closest to Spiladarcha Meyrick, 1913, sharing 2 characteristics: the forewing upper surface with small black spots of raised scales along the veins and the absence of hair pencils on the hindwings.
Seventh segment with a bundle of long specialized hair pencils, as long as eighth segment.
Seventh segment with a bundle of specialized long hair pencils, as long as eighth segment.