Canephora hirsuta

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Canephora hirsuta
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Caterpillar bag
Scientific classification
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Canephora
Species:
C. hirsuta
Binomial name
Canephora hirsuta
Poda, 1761
Synonyms
  • Phalaena unicolor Hufnagel, 1766
  • Canephora unicolor (Hufnagel, 1766)
  • Lepidopsyche unicolor (Hufnagel, 1766)
  • Psyche unicolor (Hufnagel, 1766)

The hairy sweep (Canephora hirsuta) is a moth of the family Psychidae. It is found in Europe. The female has no wings.

The wingspan of the male is 20–25 mm. The moth flies in one generation from May to July.[1]

The larvae feed on shrubs, deciduous trees and herbaceous plants.

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  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and The Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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