Anacampsis temerella

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Anacampsis temerella
Anacampsis temerella.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Anacampsis
Species: A. temerella
Binomial name
Anacampsis temerella
(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)[1]
  • Gelechia temerella Lienig & Zeller, 1846
  • Gelechia pernigrella Douglas, 1850

Anacampsis temerella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Belgium, Switzerland, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkan Peninsula.

A sprig of Salix eaten by larva

The wingspan is 11–14 mm.[2] Adults are on wing in July and August.[3]

The larvae feed on Salix species, including Salix phylicifolia, Salix caprea, Salix lapponum and Salix repens. They feed in a spinning in the terminal shoots of their host plant.