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Auchmis detersa

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Domain  Eukarya
Class  Insecta
Genus  Auchmis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Auchmis detersa
Rank  Species
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Actinotia radiosa, Ammoconia caecimacula, Hoplodrina respersa, Atethmia ambusta

Auchmis detersa is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from north-western Africa through southern and central Europe to Anatolia, Iran, Afghanistan and through Siberia to Lake Baikal.

The wingspan is 40–51 mm. Adults are on wing from June to September.

The young larvae feed on Berberis vulgaris. The larvae overwinter and pupate in May of the following year.

Subspecies

  • Auchmis detersa detersa (central and southern Europe)
  • Auchmis detersa demavendi Schwingenschuss, 1955
  • Auchmis detersa margarita Ronkay & Varga, 1997
  • Auchmis detersa minoica Reisser, 1958 (Crete)
  • References

    Auchmis detersa Wikipedia


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