Lampronia corticella

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Lampronia corticella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Prodoxidae
Genus: Lampronia
Species: L. corticella
Binomial name
Lampronia corticella
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Phalaena (Tinea) corticella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Tinea corticella Linnaeus, 1758
  • Tinea rubiella Bjerkander, 1781
  • Lampronia rubiella Bjerkander, 1781
  • Tinea variella (Fabricius, 1794)
  • Lampronia multipunctella Duponchel, 1838

The raspberry moth (Lampronia corticella) is a moth of the Prodoxidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Iceland, the Iberian Peninsula and the Balkan Peninsula. It is an introduced species in North America, where it was first detected in New Brunswick, Canada in 1936.

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The wingspan is 10–12 mm.

The larvae feed on Rubus species.

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