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Acanthophila alacella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Scientific name  Dichomeris alacella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Acanthophila
Rank  Species
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Similar  Dichomeris derasella, Acompsia, Dichomeris, Acompsia cinerella, Brachmia blandella

Acanthophila alacella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is known from most of Europe, the northern Caucasus, Georgia and Iran.

The wingspan is 13–14 mm. Adults are on wing from July to August.

The larva feed on lichens on tree-trunks.

References

Acanthophila alacella Wikipedia


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