Batrachedra decoctor

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Batrachedra decoctor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Batrachedridae
Genus: Batrachedra
Species: B. decoctor
Binomial name
Batrachedra decoctor
Hodges, (1966) [1]

Batrachedra decoctor is a species of moth belonging to the Batrachedridae family. It is native to the southeastern United States, especially northern Florida.


In its larval state it feeds exclusively on saw palmetto (Serenoa repens).


  • Batrachedra decoctor decoctor
  • Batrachedra decoctor bermudensis Hodges, 1966 (Bermuda)


  1. ^ "Nomina - Lepidoptera: A - Gelechiidae". Archived from the original on 2009-05-02. Retrieved 2009-02-10.