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Anarsia spartiella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Scientific name  Anarsia spartiella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anarsia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Anacampsis populella, Anarsia, Aproaerema anthyllidella, Acompsia cinerella, Brachmia blandella

Anarsia spartiella, the Wanstead grey, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in most of Europe.

The wingspan is 12–15 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August.

The larvae feed on Ulex and Cytisus species, as well as Genista tinctoria. They spin the shoots of their host plant and feed within.

References

Anarsia spartiella Wikipedia


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