Rahul Sharma

Epinotia brunnichana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Scientific name  Epinotia brunnichana
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Epinotia
Rank  Species
Epinotia brunnichana
Similar  Epinotia ramella, Epinotia solandriana, Epinotia cruciana, Epinotia mercuriana, Epinotia bilunana

Epinotia brunnichana is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in most western, central and northern Europe, the Near East and further east to the eastern Palaearctic ecozone, where it has been recorded from Russia, Kazakhstan, China and Japan.

The wingspan is 18–22 millimetres (0.7–0.9 in). Adults are on wing from July to October depending on the location.

The larvae roll the leaves of Betula, Corylus and Salix species and feed inside.

References

Epinotia brunnichana Wikipedia


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