Ancylosis oblitella

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Ancylosis oblitella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Ancylosis
Species: A. oblitella
Binomial name
Ancylosis oblitella
(Zeller, 1848)[1]
  • Ephestia oblitella Zeller, 1848

Ancylosis oblitella is a species of snout moth in the genus Ancylosis. It was described by Zeller, in 1848.[1] It is found in most of Europe.[2]

The wingspan is 18–22 mm. Adults are on wing in May and again from July to August in two generations per year.[3]

The larvae feed on Chenopodium species.


  1. ^ a b "World Pyraloidea Database". Retrieved 2011-09-29. 
  2. ^ Fauna Europaea
  3. ^ UKmoths

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