Rahul Sharma

Cryphia raptricula

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Cryphia raptricula
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cryphia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Cryphia, Cryphia algae, Cryphia ereptricula, Bryophila ravula, Marbled beauty

The Marbled Gray (Cryphia raptricula) is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. From the Atlantic Ocean to Central Asia. Southward reaching the northern parts of the Sahara desert. In Europe, it is primarily found in Central Europe and South-East Europe.

The wingspan is 29–36 mm. The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm. The moth flies from June to October depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various Lichen, primarily Sticta pulmomacea.

References

Cryphia raptricula Wikipedia


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