Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla

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Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Stenoptilia
Species: S. bipunctidactyla
Binomial name
Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla
(Scopoli, 1763)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena bipunctidactyla Scopoli, 1763
  • Alucita mictodactyla Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Pterophorus hodgkinsonii Gregson, 1868
  • Pterophorus hirundodactyla Gregson, 1871
  • Pterophorus plagiodactylus Stainton, 1851
  • Pterophorus serotinus Zeller, 1852
  • Pterophorus scabiodactyla Gregson, 1871
  • Stenoptilia succisae Gibeaux & Nel, 1991
  • Stenoptilia tourlani Gibeaux, 1992

Stenoptilia bipunctidactyla is a moth of the Pterophoroidea family. It is found in Europe, Asia Minor, Syria, North Africa and Iran.[1]

The wingspan is 17–25 mm.[2] The moths fly from March to October depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Succisa pratensis, Linaria vulgaris, Weasel's snout and Knautia species.

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