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Species Blastodacna atra - Apple Pith Moth - Hodges#1461.1

An unidentified Micro Moth - Blastodacna atra An unidentified Micro Moth - Blastodacna atra A Blastodacna sp. - Blastodacna atra Apple Pith Moth - Blastodacna atra Apple Pith Moth - Blastodacna atra Apple Pith Moth - Blastodacna atra Moth - Blastodacna atra Small Moth - Blastodacna atra
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Elachistidae (Grass Miner Moths)
Subfamily Agonoxeninae (Palm Moths)
Genus Blastodacna
Species atra (Apple Pith Moth - Hodges#1461.1)
Hodges Number
1461.1
Explanation of Names
Author: Haworth, 1828
Size
wingspan: 11-13 mm.
Habitat
Orchards and gardens
Food
Small twigs of apple trees
Remarks
Non native, introduced from Europe