Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Cleorodes lichenaria
Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cleorodes lichenaria
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 20
Species With Barcodes: 1
The wingspan is 31–38 mm. The length of the forewings is 14–18 mm. The grey forewings only show a greenish tint when the moth is newly hatched - this very quickly fades into a pale brown tint (a medium shade is mostly missing). The forewings are dark dusted.The fringes are black and white patched. There are two black cross lines.The outer cross line is characteristically shaped.A strongly serrated black cross line is located on the rear wings.The hindwing margin contains a few black, crescent-shaped lines.The antennae of the males are heavily combed on both sides, those of the females are filiform.
The moths fly in one generation from June to August. .
The larvae feed on lichens.
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