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Elegia fallax

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pyralidae
Scientific name  Elegia fallax
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Elegia
Rank  Species
Elegia fallax
Similar  Gymnancyla canella, Merulempista cingillella, Tephris cyriella, Sciota rhenella, Butterflies and moths

Elegia fallax is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is known from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Macedonia and Greece. It has also been recorded from the Channel Islands in 2005.

The wingspan is 17–19 mm.

The larvae feed on Quercus (oak) species.

References

Elegia fallax Wikipedia


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