Ypsolopha flavistrigella

Ypsolopha flavistrigella is a moth of the family Ypsolophidae first described by August Busck in 1906.[1] It was known only from the southern part of the United States (Texas, California, Utah and Colorado), but has also been recorded from Alberta, Canada.[2]

Ypsolopha flavistrigella
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Scientific classification
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Y. flavistrigella
Binomial name
Ypsolopha flavistrigella
(Busck, 1906)
Synonyms
  • Cerostoma flavistrigella Busck, 1906

The wingspan is about 23 mm.[3] Adults are on wing from May to the beginning of October.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Salix species.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nomina - Lepidoptera: R-Z". Nearctica. Archived from the original on January 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Species Page - Ypsolopha flavistrigella". Entomology Collection. University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum. Archived from the original on August 24, 2012.
  3. ^ "360054.00 – 2381 – Ypsolopha flavistrigella – (Busck, 1906)". North American Moth Photographers Group. Mississippi State University. Retrieved November 17, 2020.