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Elachista nobilella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Elachistidae
Scientific name  Elachista nobilella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Elachista
Rank  Species
Elachista nobilella
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Elachista nobilella is a moth of the Elachistidae family. It is found from Scandinavia and Finland to the Iberian Peninsula and Italy and from France to Romania.

The wingspan is 6–8 millimetres (0.24–0.31 in). Adults are on wing from May to July.

The larvae feed on Agrostis, Arrhenatherum, Bromus, Carex, Dactylis, Festuca, Holcus lanatus and Luzula pilosa. The larvae create a short and relatively broad, flat, whitish mine. Pupation takes place outside the mine.

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Elachista nobilella Wikipedia


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