Agnippe kuznetzovi

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Agnippe kuznetzovi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Agnippe
Species: A. kuznetzovi
Binomial name
Agnippe kuznetzovi
(Lvovsky & Piskunov, 1989)
Synonyms
  • Evippe kuznetzovi Lvovsky & Piskunov, 1989
  • Evippe zhengi Wang & Li, 1994
  • Agnippe zhengi

Agnippe kuznetzovi is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in south-eastern Kazakhstan, Mongolia and China (Hebei, Ningxia).

The wingspan is 8.5–10 mm. The forewings have a black basal patch, with two overlapping black spots. The hindwings are light grey. Adults are on wing from July to early August.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Sophora alopecuroides.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bidzilya, O. & H.H. Li, 2010: Review of the genus Agnippe (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in the Palaearctic region. European Journal of Entomology 107 (2): 247-265. Full Article: [1].