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Antaeotricha schlaegeri

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Oecophoridae disputed
Genus  Antaeotricha
Order  Butterflies and moths
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
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Similar  Antaeotricha, Butterflies and moths, Acrolophus popeanella, Psilocorsis quercicella, Machimia tentoriferella

Antaeotricha schlaegeri, the Schlaeger's fruitworm moth, is a species of moth of the Oecophoridae family. It is found in north-eastern North America, south to North Carolina and west to Kansas and Texas.

The wingspan is 21–30 mm. Adults resemble a bird-dropping.

The larvae feed on Quercus alba and related species. They have also been recorded on Betula species.

References

Antaeotricha schlaegeri Wikipedia


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