Elatobia fuliginosella

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Elatobia fuliginosella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tineidae
Genus: Elatobia
Species: E. fuliginosella
Binomial name
Elatobia fuliginosella
(Lienig & Zeller, 1846)[1]
  • Tinea fuliginosella Zeller, 1846
  • Tineomima kenteella Staudinger, 1892
  • Tinea severella Christoph, 1888

Elatobia fuliginosella is a moth of the Tineidae family. It was described by Lienig & Zeller in 1846. It is found in almost all of Europe, except Ireland, Great Britain, Portugal, the Benelux, Denmark and parts of the Balkan Peninsula, eastwards up to European Russia; in North Africa known from Morocco and Tunisia, eastwards through Siberia up to Mongolia.[2]

The wingspan is 13–19 mm. Adults have been recorded on wing from June to August.[3]

The larvae feed on insect remains.