Exaeretia allisella

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Exaeretia allisella is a moth of the family Depressariidae. It is found in most of northern and central Europe, Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia and northern and central China.[2]

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A sprig of Lithospermum officinale eaten by larva
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Larva

The wingspan is 20–23 mm.[3]The forewings are reddish -grey,irregularly and suffusedly irrorated with whitish ; a cloudy ferruginous fascia from middle of costa to tornus, marked with a dark fuscous spot in middle, and edged anteriorly with whitish suffusion. Hindwings pale yellowish-grey.The larva is greyish-green, dorsally reddish tinged; spots dark grey; head yellow-brown.[4]

Adults are on wing from July to August.[5]

The larvae feed on Artemisia vulgaris. They first feed in the rootstock, but later in the young stems.

References

  1. ^ Fauna Europaea
  2. ^ "Exaeretia Stainton, 1849" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  3. ^ Hants Moths
  4. ^ Meyrick, E., 1895 A Handbook of British Lepidoptera MacMillan, London pdf Public Domain This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain. Keys and description
  5. ^ UKMoths
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Exaeretia allisella: Brief Summary

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Exaeretia allisella is a moth of the family Depressariidae. It is found in most of northern and central Europe, Siberia, the Russian Far East, Mongolia and northern and central China.

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The wingspan is 20–23 mm.The forewings are reddish -grey,irregularly and suffusedly irrorated with whitish ; a cloudy ferruginous fascia from middle of costa to tornus, marked with a dark fuscous spot in middle, and edged anteriorly with whitish suffusion. Hindwings pale yellowish-grey.The larva is greyish-green, dorsally reddish tinged; spots dark grey; head yellow-brown.

Adults are on wing from July to August.

The larvae feed on Artemisia vulgaris. They first feed in the rootstock, but later in the young stems.

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