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Syncopacma azosterella

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

Syncopacma azosterella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It was described by Herrich-Schäffer in 1854. It is found in Morocco, Portugal, Spain, France, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Russia (southern Ural) and Ukraine.

The wingspan is 9.5–13.5 mm. The forewings are black, with the subapical fascia white and narrow. The hindwings are grey. from May to September with one generation per year in central Europe and two or three generations in the Mediterranean lowlands.

The larvae feed on Adenocarpus intermedius, tying the leaves of their host plant into a bud-like form.

References

Syncopacma azosterella Wikipedia


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