Aproaerema mercedella

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Aproaerema mercedella
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Aproaerema
Species: A. mercedella
Binomial name
Aproaerema mercedella
Walsingham, 1908[1]

Aproaerema mercedella is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It is found on the Canary Islands.

The wingspan is about 10 mm. The forewings are blackish, with pale yellow patches and lines. The hindwings are leaden grey.[2]

The larvae have been recorded on dead moss-grown bark of Laurocerasus lusitanica.

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