Acroclita guanchana

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Acroclita guanchana
Acroclita guanchana.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Acroclita
Species: A. guanchana
Binomial name
Acroclita guanchana
Walsingham, 1907[1]

Acroclita guanchana is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found on the Canary Islands and Madeira.[2]

The wingspan is 12–15 mm. The forewings are tawny reddish brown with some black scaling. The hindwings are grey with a slight rosy tinge.

The larvae have been recorded feeding on the leaves of Hypericum grandifolium.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baixeras, J.; Brown, J. W.; Gilligan, T. M. "Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae". Tortricidae.com. Retrieved June 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Fauna Europaea
  3. ^ lepiforum.de