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Aristotelia subdecurtella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Aristotelia
Similar  Aristotelia ericinella, Aristotelia, Dichomeris derasella, Syncopacma cinctella, Prolita sexpunctella

Aristotelia subdecurtella, the brown fen neb, is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Norway, Belgium, Spain, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and most of the Balkan Peninsula. It is also found in the Russian Far East. The habitat consists of wetland areas.

The wingspan is 12–13 mm. Adults have been recorded on wing from late June to August.

The larvae feed on Lythrum salicaria and Stachys palustris. They live between shoots spun together with silk.

Ekternal links

  • European Butterflies and Moths
  • Lepiforum.de
  • References

    Aristotelia subdecurtella Wikipedia

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