Rahul Sharma

Scrobipalpa selectella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gelechiidae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Scrobipalpa

Scrobipalpa selectella is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Caradja in 1920. It is found in Tunisia, Greece, Turkey, Uralsk, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, China (Hebei, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Tianjin, Xinjiang) and Mongolia.

The length of the forewings is about 7 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is dirty whitish to grey with reduced groups of whitish scales. The hindwings are grey.

The larvae feed on Halostachys belangeriana and Halocnemum strobilaceum.

References

Scrobipalpa selectella Wikipedia


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