Celypha cespitana

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Celypha cespitana
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C. cespitana
Binomial name
Celypha cespitana
(Hübner, 1817)
Synonyms
  • Tortrix cespitana Hübner, 1817
  • Rhyacionia flavofasciana Humphreys & Westwood, 1845
  • Orthotaenia gramineana Curtis, 1831
  • Sericoris instrutana Clemens, 1865
  • Argyroploce kirinana Toll, 1949
  • Argyroploce cespitana ab. marpurgna Strand, 1920
  • Sericoris poana Zeller, 1875
  • Phalaena umbriana Scopoli, 1763

Celypha cespitana is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone, from western Europe to the Ural Mountains, Transcaucasia, Asia Minor, the Near East, Iran, Russia (Siberia, Central Asia, Cisbaikal, Tuva, the Russian Far East), north-eastern China (Manchuria), Korea and Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu).[1] It is also found in the Nearctic ecozone.

The wingspan is about 15 mm. The moth flies from late May to September in western Europe.

The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants.

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  1. ^ Trematerra, P., 2010: Clepsis trifasciata sp. n. with notes on some Lepidoptera Tortricidae from Kirgizstan. Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research Serie II 42 (1): 1-10. Abstract and full article: [1]

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