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Scrobipalpa traganella

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

Scrobipalpa traganella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Chretien in 1915. It is found in France, Spain and Portugal, as well as on the Canary Islands and Malta. It was originally described from northern Africa, where it has been recorded from Algeria and Tunisia. It is also present in the Middle East and Pakistan.

Larva on Bassia muricatus, Salsola vermiculata microphylla and Traganum species.

References

Scrobipalpa traganella Wikipedia


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