Nemophora cupriacella

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Nemophora cupriacella
Nemophora cupriacella.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Adelidae
Genus: Nemophora
Species: N. cupriacella
Binomial name
Nemophora cupriacella
(Hübner, 1819)
Synonyms
  • Tinea cupriacella Hübner, 1819

Nemophora cupriacella is a moth of the family Adelidae that is found in most of Europe.[1]

The wingspan is 12–16 millimetres (0.47–0.63 in). Adults are on wing from the end of June to July.

The larvae feed on Knautia, Succisa and Scabiosa species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nemophora cupriacella (Hübner, 1819)". 2.5. Fauna Europaea. July 23, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 

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