piceous

pi·ce·ous

 (pī′sē-əs)
adj.
1. Botany Of or relating to pitch.
2. Glossy black.

[From Latin piceus, from pix, pic-, pitch.]

piceous

(ˈpɪsɪəs; ˈpaɪsɪəs)
adj
of, relating to, or resembling pitch
[C17: from Latin piceus, from pix pitch2]
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Forewing with costal margin slightly transparent and appendix with basal a piceous spot.
bifidus with only a slight anteriolateral expansion, cubitus anterior 2 of the forewing is piceous in T.
Colour: Uniform light reddish brown except head dark reddish brown to piceous, pubescence yellowish.