Geina didactyla

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Geina didactyla
Himmelman's Plume Moth - Geina didactyla.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Geina
Species: G. didactyla
Binomial name
Geina didactyla
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Phalaena didactyla Linnaeus 1758
  • Alucita didactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Pterophorus brunneodactylus Millière, 1854

Geina didactyla is a moth of the Pterophoroidea family. It is found in most of Europe, east into Russia.

The wingspan is 17–23 mm.

The larvae feed on Geum rivale, Ononis and Potentilla species.

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