Diurnea lipsiella

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Diurnea lipsiella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lypusidae
Genus: Diurnea
Species: D. lipsiella
Binomial name
Diurnea lipsiella
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)[1]
Synonyms
  • Tinea lipsiella Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Tinea phryganella Hübner, 1801
  • Diurnea phryganella

Diurnea lipsiella is a moth of the subfamily Chimabachinae. It is found in Europe.

Illustration from John Curtis's British Entomology Volume 6

The wingspan is 17–23 mm. The moth flies in one generation from October to December depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various deciduous trees and shrubs, such as Rubus, apple, Prunus, Vaccinium and oak.

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