Jordanita maroccana

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Jordanita maroccana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Zygaenidae
Genus: Jordanita
Species: J. maroccana
Binomial name
Jordanita maroccana
(Naufock, 1937)
Synonyms
  • Procris maroccana Naufock, 1937

Jordanita maroccana is a moth of the Zygaenidae family. It is found in the Middle Atlas in Morocco. It is found at altitudes of up to 2,000 meters.

The length of the forewings is 11.1-12.3 mm for males and 10.5–12 mm for females. Adults are on wing from April to the beginning of June.

The larvae probably feed on Carthamus species.

References[edit]

  • C. M. Naumann, W. G. Tremewan: The Western Palaearctic Zygaenidae. Apollo Books, Stenstrup 1999, ISBN 87-88757-15-3