Tegostoma comparalis

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Tegostoma comparalis
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T. comparalis
Binomial name
Tegostoma comparalis
(Hübner, 1796)
Synonyms
  • Pyralis comparalis Hübner, 1796
  • Pyralis ramalis Hübner, 1796
  • Pyralis tenebrosalis Walker, 1866
  • Tegostoma comparalis sahariensis Rothschild, 1921
  • Scopula fotalis Swinhoe, 1886
  • Tegostoma distinctale Caradja, 1916

Tegostoma comparalis is a species of moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Jacob Hübner in 1796. It is found in Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, North Macedonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine,[2] Kyrgyzstan,[3] North Africa, India,[1] Pakistan, the Near East, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, South Africa and Niger.[4]

The wingspan is about 18 millimetres (0.71 in).[5]

The larvae feed on Salsola kali and Tribulus terrestris.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nuss, M.; et al. (2003–2012). "GlobIZ search". Global Information System on Pyraloidea. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Tegostoma comparalis (Hübner, 1796)". Fauna Europaea. 2.6.2. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Taxonomy Browser: Tegostoma comparalis". Barcode of Life Data System. Retrieved August 10, 2019.
  4. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Tegostoma comparalis (Hübner, 1796)". Afromoths. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  5. ^ Lepiforum e.V.