Samiksha Jaiswal

Hellinsia pectodactylus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Pterophoridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hellinsia
Hellinsia pectodactylus
Similar  Hellinsia kellicottii, Hellinsia balanotes, Hellinsia homodactylus

Hellinsia pectodactylus is a moth of the Pterophoridae family. It is found in Europe (the Iberian Peninsula, France, Germany, Switzerland, Sardinia, Greece, Cyprus and southern Russia), the Canary Islands, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, India and North America (including the Rocky Mountains, Oregon, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario).

The wingspan is 19–20 mm.

The larvae feed on Solidago virgaurea, Aster linosyris and Phagnalon saxatile.

References

Hellinsia pectodactylus Wikipedia


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