Aethes beatricella

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Aethes beatricella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Aethes
Species: A. beatricella
Binomial name
Aethes beatricella
(Walsingham, 1898)[1]
Synonyms
  • Lozopera beatricella Walsingham, 1898

Aethes beatricella, the hemlock yellow conch, is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It was described by Walsingham in 1898. It is found in Great Britain, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Ukraine, Russia[2] and Algeria. The habitat consists of waste grounds, woodland fringes and hedgerows.

The wingspan is 14–17 millimetres (0.55–0.67 in). Adults are on wing from June to July.[3]

The larvae feed on Pastinaca sativa[4] and Conium species.

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