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Eudonia lineola

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Crambidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Eudonia
Eudonia lineola
Similar  Eudonia pallida, Eudonia angustea, Eudonia truncicolella, Eudonia lacustrata, Eudonia mercurella

Eudonia lineola is a species of moth in the Crambidae family. It is found in Great Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal and on Sardinia, the Canary Islands, as well as in North Africa, including Morocco.

The wingspan is 21–38 mm. Adults have contrasting black and white markings, sprinkled with a greenish-brown tone. They are on wing from July to August in one generation per year.

The larvae feed on lichens, including Parmelia species.

Subspecies

  • Eudonia lineola lineola
  • Eudonia lineola tafirella Chrétien, 1908 (Canary Islands)
  • References

    Eudonia lineola Wikipedia


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