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Carcina quercana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Carcina
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Family  Depressariidae
Scientific name  Carcina quercana
Higher classification  Carcina
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Agapeta hamana, Syricoris lacunana, Agriphila straminella, Agriphila tristella

Carcina quercana


Carcina quercana is a species of moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in Europe. It has been introduced recently in North America, British Columbia and western Washington. It is occasionally known by several common names including oak lantern, long-horned flat-body, and oak-skeletonizer moth (the last most common in North America).

The wingspan is 16–20 mm.

The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, including Oak and Beech.

References

Carcina quercana Wikipedia


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