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Actebia praecox

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Actebia praecox
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Actebia
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Agrotis cinerea, Euxoa obelisca, Rhyacia simulans, Cerastis rubricosa

Actebia praecox, the Portland moth, is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Northern and Central Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Siberia, Kamchatka, Sakhalin, the Kuriles, Northern Turkey, Mongolia, China, Korea and Japan.

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The wingspan is 35–40 mm. "Forewing narrow and elongate, dull pale green, dusted with whitish; the three stigmata ochreous concisely black-edged; orbicular round, with a rounded rufous centre, reniform with a fine angled line swollen at each end; submarginal line preceded by a dull vinous band; apex whitish; hindwing fuscous brown. — ab. flavomaculata Graes., bluish green with the ochreous tints more yellow and the hindwings much darke-r, is confined to the Asiatic localities, but Leech states that some Irish specimens resemble it." .

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The larvae feed on Salix repens and other sand-dune plants.

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References

Actebia praecox Wikipedia


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