Evergestis pallidata

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Evergestis pallidata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Evergestis
Species: E. pallidata
Binomial name
Evergestis pallidata
(Hufnagel, 1811)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena pallidata Hufnagel, 1767
  • Pyralis elutalis Hübner, 1796
  • Pionea eunusalis Walker, 1859
  • Pyralis straminalis Hübner, 1793

Evergestis pallidata is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in Europe, North America and Northern Asia.

The wingspan is 24–29 mm. The moth flies from June to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Brassicaceae species, especially Barbarea vulgaris.

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