Girish Mahajan

Swammerdamia compunctella

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Yponomeutidae
Scientific name  Swammerdamia compunctella
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Swammerdamia
Rank  Species
Similar  Swammerdamia, Swammerdamia caesiella, Paraswammerdamia lutarea, Swammerdamia pyrella, Pseudoswammerdamia combinella

Swammerdamia compunctella is a moth of the Yponomeutidae family. It is found in Northern and Central Europe, as well as Southern Wales and Scotland, Dalmatia and Spain.

The wingspan is 14–15 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Sorbus aucuparia and Crataegus species.

References

Swammerdamia compunctella Wikipedia


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