Depressaria erinaceella

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Depressaria erinaceella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Depressariidae
Genus: Depressaria
Species: D. erinaceella
Binomial name
Depressaria erinaceella
Staudinger, 1870[1]
Synonyms
  • Hasenfussia erinaceella
  • Depressaria sardoniella Rebel, 1936

Depressaria erinaceella is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in France, Spain, Portugal, the Republic of Macedonia and on the Italian islands of Sardinia and Sicily.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. A new generation is born about once a year.[2]

The larvae feed on Cynara cardunculus. They bore the stem of their host plant.[3]

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