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Anchinia cristalis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Depressariidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Anchinia
Anchinia cristalis

Anchinia cristalis is a species of moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in most of Europe (except most of the Balkan Peninsula, Portugal, Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Ukraine) east to the eastern parts of the Palearctic ecozone.

The wingspan is 14–19 mm. Adults are on wing from late May to early July.

The larvae live between spun leaves of Thymelaea passerina, Daphne mezereum and Daphne laureola.


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