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Alabonia geoffrella (Linnaeus, 1767) 12 mm long Alabonia geoffrella,Lepidoptera,Oecophoridae,alabonia geoffrella Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Alabonia geoffrella (Linnaeus, 1767)

12 mm long

    comments (6)

  1. How fascinating and beautiful can you get? Where does it come from? Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
    1. Bonjour, this butterfly is quite common in the woods around my place (Lyon). In the wild, zooming in or zooming out, the beauty is everywhere. Posted 2 years ago
  2. This moth is so cool! Posted 2 years ago
  3. Very nice Claude, small but colorful.
    Posted 2 years ago
  4. Very unusual and interesting! Posted 2 years ago
  5. I like its velvety pattern! Posted 2 years ago

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"Alabonia geoffrella" is a species of gelechioid moth. Here, it is placed within the subfamily Oecophorinae of the concealer moth family. Alternatively it has been placed in the Elachistidae or Depressariinae together with its presumed closest relatives.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Claude CHAVAND
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By Claude CHAVAND

Public Domain
Uploaded May 17, 2020. Captured May 16, 2020 15:16.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/9.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO2000
  • 90mm