Incurvaria pectinea

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Incurvaria pectinea
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Incurvariidae
Genus: Incurvaria
Species: I. pectinea
Binomial name
Incurvaria pectinea
Haworth, 1828
Synonyms
  • Tinea zinckenii Zeller, 1839

Incurvaria pectinea is a moth of the family Incurvariidae. It is found in Europe.

Damage
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The wingspan is 12–16 mm. The moth flies from April to May depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, such as birch, hazel and apple.

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