Chrysoesthia verrucosa

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Chrysoesthia verrucosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Chrysoesthia
Species: C. verrucosa
Binomial name
Chrysoesthia verrucosa
Tokár, 1999

Chrysoesthia verrucosa is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Hungary and northern Italy.[1] There are also records from Germany and it is possibly also present in Poland.

The wingspan is 8-9.5 mm.[2]

The larvae feed on Chenopodium species. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine has the form of a pear-shaped, full-depth, transparent blotch with a central line of black frass.[3] Larvae can be found in early August.