Cnephasia gueneeana

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Cnephasia gueneeana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Cnephasia
Species: C. gueneeana
Binomial name
Cnephasia gueneeana
(Duponchel, 1836)[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Argyrolepia gueneeana Duponchel, [1836]
  • Cnephasia nuraghana Amsel, in Hartig & Amsel, 1952
  • Sciaphila segetana Zeller, 1847
  • Cnephasia gueneana

Cnephasia gueneeana is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It was described by Philogène Auguste Joseph Duponchel in 1836. In Europe, it has been recorded from Great Britain, France, Italy and Greece.[3] The species is native to the Mediterranean sub-region, ranging from Palestine and southern Europe to Morocco and the Canary Islands.[4]

The wingspan is 15–21 mm. Adults are on wing from March to June.

The larvae feed on Senecio and Oxalis species.

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