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Species Isophrictis striatella - Hodges#1703

Moth IMG_2802 - Isophrictis striatella Moth IMG_2789 - Isophrictis striatella
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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 Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anomologinae
Genus Isophrictis
Species striatella (Isophrictis striatella - Hodges#1703)
Hodges Number
1703
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Isophrictis striatella – (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Range
As Of 2011, California and apparently Maine. Most of Europe
Season
mid June until September in Europe
Food
larva feed inside the seedheads of tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) or sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) and pupate inside the stem
Remarks
Introduced from Europe.