Samiksha Jaiswal

Anacampsis temerella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anacampsis
Anacampsis temerella
Similar  Anacampsis populella, Anacampsis blattariella, Anacampsis, Caryocolum, Agonopterix

Anacampsis temerella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Belgium, Switzerland, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkan Peninsula.

The wingspan is 11–14 mm. Adults are on wing in July and August.

The larvae feed on Salix species, including Salix phylicifolia, Salix caprea, Salix lapponum and Salix repens. They feed in a spinning in the terminal shoots of their host plant.

References

Anacampsis temerella Wikipedia


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