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Cryphia petrea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Cryphia petrea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Rank  Species
Similar  Cryphia ereptricula, Cryphia raptricula, Cryphia algae, Marbled beauty, Cryphia

Cryphia petrea is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Spain through North Africa to the Near East and Middle East. In the Levant it is found in Lebanon, Jordan and Israel.

Adults are on wing in August in Israel. There is one generation per year.

The larvae probably feed on lichen.

Subspecies

  • Cryphia petrea petrea
  • Cryphia petrea contristans (Lebanon, Jordan, Israel)
  • References

    Cryphia petrea Wikipedia


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