Metaxmeste phrygialis

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Metaxmeste phrygialis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Metaxmeste
Species: M. phrygialis
Binomial name
Metaxmeste phrygialis
(Hübner, 1796)
Synonyms
  • Pyralis phrygialis Hübner, 1796
  • Metaxmeste cineralis Della Beffa, 1942
  • Hercyna lineolalis Eversmann, 1844
  • Hercyna phrygialis var. nevadalis Staudinger, 1859
  • Metaxmeste phrygialis iberoprovincialis (Luquet, 1997)
  • Metaxmeste sericealis Hübner, 1825
  • Phalaena Noctua monedula Esper, 1805
  • Pyralis sericalis Hübner, 1796
  • Pyralis rupicolalis Hübner, 1799
  • Titanio kardakoffi E. M. Hering, 1940
  • Titanio phrygialis f. aprutialis Costantini, 1923
  • Titanio phrygialis var. sericealis Caradja, 1916

Metaxmeste phrygialis is a species of moth of the Crambidae family, found in mountainous areas of Europe, including the Alps.

The wingspan is about 15 mm. The moth flies from June to August depending on the location.

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