Eulamprotes helotella

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Eulamprotes helotella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Eulamprotes
Species: E. helotella
Binomial name
Eulamprotes helotella
(Staudinger, 1859)[1]
  • Gelechia helotella Staudinger, 1859
  • Bryotropha damonella Millière, 1876
  • Bryotropha damonella Millière, 1875
  • Gelechia algeriella Baker, 1888
  • Xystophora striatopunctella Rebel, 1891
  • Apodia doliodes Meyrick, 1891
  • Epithectis levisella Chrétien, 1922

Eulamprotes helotella is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, Corsica, Sardinia, and Crete.[2] It is also found in North Africa.

The wingspan is 16–17 mm. The forewings are light fuscous, more or less densely irrorated (speckled) with whitish and darker fuscous and with a cloudy, obscure, dark fuscous, sub-elongate dot in the middle of the disc, and a second before three-fourths. The hindwings are grey.[3]


  1. ^ Karsholt, Ole & Twan Rutten, 2005, the genus Bryotropha Heinemann in the western palaearctic (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 148: 77-207. Abstract and full article: [1]
  2. ^ Fauna Europaea
  3. ^ Description of Apodia doliodes in Ent. mon. Mag. 27 : 55