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Amphipoea fucosa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Amphipoea fucosa
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Amphipoea
Rank  Species
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Similar  Amphipoea lucens, Amphipoea oculea, Amphipoea crinanensis, Apamea lateritia, Chortodes fluxa

The Saltern Ear Moth (Amphipoea fucosa) is a moth of the family Noctuoidea. It is found in Europe.

The wingspan is 29–35 mm. Resembles the ear moth (Amphipoea oculea) but is larger, with the reniform orange-red.

The moth flies from the beginning of June to the end of September.

The larvae feed inside the roots and stems of various grasses.

Similar species

Requiring genitalic examination,

  • Amphipoea lucens
  • Amphipoea crinanensis
  • Amphipoea oculea
  • References

    Amphipoea fucosa Wikipedia


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