Calyciphora acarnella

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Calyciphora acarnella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Calyciphora
Species: C. acarnella
Binomial name
Calyciphora acarnella
(Walsingham, 1898)[1]
Synonyms
  • Alucita acarnella Walsingham, 1898

Calyciphora acarnella is a moth of the family Pterophoridae. It is found on Corsica and Sardinia.

The wingspan is 21–24 mm. The forewings are pale brownish-grey and the hindwings are bronzy-brownish.[2]

The larvae feed on Picnomon acarna and Ptilostemon casabonae.[3] They are pale greenish, covered with long white hairs.

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