Nematopogon magna

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Nematopogon magna
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Adelidae
Genus: Nematopogon
Species: N. magna
Binomial name
Nematopogon magna
(Zeller, 1878)
Synonyms
  • Nemophora magna Zeller, 1878
  • Nematopogon magnus
  • Nemophora variella Brandt, 1937
  • Nematopogon variella
  • Nematopogon variellus

Nematopogon magna is a moth of the Adelidae family. It is found in Ireland, Great Britain, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Fennoscandia, the Baltic region and northern Russia.[1]

The wingspan is 17–18 mm.[2]

The larvae feed on dead leaves. They live within a movable case.

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