Puneet Varma

Scrobipalpa suasella

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

Scrobipalpa suasella is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Constant in 1895. It is found in southern France, Portugal and Spain, as well as on Sardinia.

The wingspan is 8–9 mm.

The larvae feed on Staehelina dubia. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a large, full depth blotch, with dispersed frass.

References

Scrobipalpa suasella Wikipedia


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