Elegia fallax

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Elegia fallax
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Elegia
Species:
E. fallax
Binomial name
Elegia fallax
Synonyms
  • Nephopterix fallax Staudinger, 1881
  • Elegia atrifasciella Ragonot, 1825
  • Ichorarchis elegiella Amsel, 1953
  • Ichorarchis iozona Meyrick, 1937

Elegia fallax is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is known from Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Greece. It has also been recorded from the Channel Islands in 2005.

The wingspan is 17–19 mm.[2]

The larvae feed on Quercus (oak) species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fauna Europaea". Faunaeur.org. Retrieved 2011-10-07.
  2. ^ "Hants Moths". Hants Moths. 2011-04-24. Retrieved 2011-10-07.