Anania hortulata

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Anania hortulata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Anania
Species: A. hortulata
Binomial name
Anania hortulata
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Phalaena (Geometra) hortulata Linnaeus, 1758
  • Eurrhypara hortulata
  • Phalaena flavicauda Retzius, 1783
  • Phalaena hortulana Fourcroy, 1785
  • Phalaena urticata Linnaeus, 1761
  • Eurrhypara urticata ab. dissoluta Skala, 1928
  • Eurrhypara urticata ab. minor Dufrane, 1957
  • Eurrhypara urticata f. crassipunctata Dufrane, 1957
  • Pyralis urticalis Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775

Anania hortulata, the small magpie, is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in Europe[1] and North America.


The wingspan is 24–28 millimetres (0.94–1.10 in) and the moth flies from June to July depending on the location.[2]

The larvae feed on Stachys, mint and nettle.[3]


  1. ^ "Anania hortulata (Linnaeus, 1758)". 2.6.2. Fauna Europaea. August 29, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Anania hortulata". Retrieved August 29, 2008. 
  3. ^ Sterling, Phil; Parsons, Mark; Lewington, Richard (2012). Field Guide to the Micro moths of Great Britain and Ireland. Gillingham, Dorset: British Wildlife Publishing. p. 381. 

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