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Micropterix sicanella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Micropterigidae
Scientific name  Micropterix sicanella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Micropterix
Rank  Species
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Micropterix sicanella is a species of moth belonging to the family Micropterigidae that was described by Zeller in 1847. It is known from mainland Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica.

Adults have been found feeding on blossoms of Cistus salviifolius.

The length of the forewings is 3–3.8 millimetres (0.12–0.15 in) for males and 3.7–3.9 millimetres (0.15–0.15 in) for females.

References

Micropterix sicanella Wikipedia


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