Ochsenheimeria capella

Ochsenheimeria capella is a moth of the family Ypsolophidae. It is found in Hungary and from Russia[1] to northern Kazakhstan.[2]

Ochsenheimeria capella
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O. capella
Binomial name
Ochsenheimeria capella
Moschler, 1860
Synonyms
  • Aridomeria capella

The wingspan is about 10 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on Secale cereale, Setaria italica and Stipa species. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant for about a week. The larva then continues feeding as a stem borer.[4]

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