Blastobasis lacticolella

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Blastobasis lacticolella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Blastobasidae
Genus: Blastobasis
Species: B. lacticolella
Binomial name
Blastobasis lacticolella
Rebel, 1940

Blastobasis lacticolella is a species of moth of the family Blastobasidae. It was introduced in western Europe and is now reported from the Netherlands, Great Britain and Madeira.

The wingspan is 18–21 mm. Adults are on wing from May to June and again in autumn.

The larvae feed on a wide variety of food types, including leaf-litter, vegetation and stored products.

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