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Cucullia boryphora

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Cucullia boryphora
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Cucullia
Rank  Species
Similar  Cucullia argentina, Cucullia tanaceti, Cucullia fraudatrix

Cucullia boryphora is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the semi-arid and xeromountain areas of the Near East and Middle East, from the European part of southern Russia to Turkestan, the western Himalayas (northern Pakistan), Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

Adults are on wing from February to April. There is one generation per year.

The larvae probably feed on Artemisia species.

References

Cucullia boryphora Wikipedia


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