Blastodacna curvilineella

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Family:
Elachistidae

Genus:
Blastodacna

Species:
B. curvilineella

Binomial name

Blastodacna curvilineella
(Chambers, 1872)

Synonyms

Gelechia curvilineella Chambers, 1872
Elachista curvilineella
Batrachedra curvilineella

Blastodacna curvilineella is a moth in the Elachistidae family. It was described by Chambers in 1872.[1] It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Kentucky, Maine, Ontario and Quebec.[2]
The wings are dusky grey, sprinkled with hoary and there is a hoary spot on each side of the thorax above the wings. There are two or three indistinct, dusky longitudinal short streaks on the wings.[3] Adults are on wing from May to July.
The larvae have been recorded feeding on Crataegus species.
References[edit]

^ LepIndex
^ mothphotographersgroup
^ Can. Ent. 4 (9): 172

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