Kessleria insubrica

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Kessleria insubrica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Yponomeutidae
Genus: Kessleria
Species: K. insubrica
Binomial name
Kessleria insubrica
Huemer & Tarmann, 1993

Kessleria insubrica is a moth of the Yponomeutidae family. It is found in Italy.[1]

The length of the forewings is 7.5–8 mm for males and 6.5-7.4 mm for females. The forewings are white with brown and ochre sprinkling. The hindwings are light grey. Adults are on wing from the beginning of June to the end of August.[2]

The larvae feed on Saxifraga caesia. They live in a spinning (a shelter like the web of a spider).

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