Phycita poteriella

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Phycita poteriella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Phycita[1]
Species: P. poteriella
Binomial name
Phycita poteriella
(Zeller, 1846)
  • Nephopteryx poteriella Zeller, 1846
  • Phycita kruegeri Turati, 1911

Phycita poteriella is a species of snout moth. It is found in the Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Italy and Spain.[2] It has also been recorded from Israel[3] and Yemen.[4]

The larvae have been recorded feeding on Ricinus communis.[5]