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Bedellia struthionella

(Bedellia struthionella)

Description

Bedellia struthionella is a moth of the family Bedelliidae. It was first described by Lord Walsingham in 1907. It is endemic to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Hawaii. The larvae feed on Panicum torridum. They mine the leaves of their host plant.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Bedelliidae
Genus:Bedellia
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