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Species Scythris limbella - Chenopodium Scythris Moth - Hodges#1673

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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 Scythrididae (Flower Moths)
Genus Scythris
Species limbella (Chenopodium Scythris Moth - Hodges#1673)
Hodges Number
1673
Other Common Names
Goosefoot Owlet
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scythris limbella (Fabricius, 1775)
Tinea limbella Fabricius, 1775
* phylogenetic sequence #048750
Size
WS≈15mm
Range
Introduced from Europe.
Food
Chenopodium and Atriplex.