Stenoptilia pterodactyla

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Stenoptilia pterodactyla
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pterophoridae
Genus: Stenoptilia
Species: S. pterodactyla
Binomial name
Stenoptilia pterodactyla
(Linnaeus, 1761)
Synonyms
  • Alucita pterodactyla Linnaeus, 1761
  • Pterophorus fuscus Retzius, 1783
  • Alucita fuscodactyla Haworth, 1811
  • Alucita ptilodactyla Hübner, 1813

Stenoptilia pterodactyla is a moth of the family Pterophoroidea. It is found in Europe, North America, Anatolia, Iran[1] and China.[2]

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The wingspan is 20–28 mm.

The larvae feed on Veronica chamaedrys.

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