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Bryotropha affinis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Bryotropha
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Similar  Bryotropha, Bryotropha domestica, Bryotropha similis, Apodia bifractella, Metzneria lappella

Bryotropha affinis is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in most of Europe.

The wingspan is 9–12 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July. The forewings are dark greyish brown to black. The hindwings are grey, but darker towards the apex. Adults have been recorded on wing from May to September.

The larvae feed on various mosses. They feed from within a silken gallery. They have a dull purplish brown body.

References

Bryotropha affinis Wikipedia


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