Harman Patil

Catocala puerpera

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Erebidae
Scientific name  Catocala puerpera
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Catocala
Rank  Species
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Similar  Catocala conversa, Catocala dilecta, Catocala coniuncta, Catocala eutychea, Catocala nymphagoga

Catocala puerpera is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in Mediterranean and sub-Mediterranean areas of the Near East and Middle East and in North Africa.

There is one generation per year. Adults are on wing from May to June.

The larvae feed on Populus euphratica.

Subspecies

  • Catocala puerpera puerpera
  • Catocala puerpera rosea Austaut, 1884 (Algeria)
  • Catocala puerpera pallida AlphĂ©raky, 1887 (Transcaspia, Xinjiang)
  • Catocala puerpera syriaca Schultz, 1909 (Israel)
  • References

    Catocala puerpera Wikipedia


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