Samiksha Jaiswal

Epatolmis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Scientific name  Epatolmis caesarea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Butterflies and moths, Hyphoraia, Rhyparioides, Phragmatobia, Cybosia

Epatolmis is a genus of tiger moths in the Erebidae family. The genus consists of only one species, Epatolmis caesarea, which is found in Europe, Asia Minor, Southern Siberia, Amur, Mongolia, Northern China up to Korea and Japan.

The wingspan is 35–40 mm.

The caterpillars feed on various plants, including Rubus, Atriplex, Cynoglossum, Plantago, Veronica, Stellaria, Galium, Hieracium and Euphorbia species.

References

Epatolmis Wikipedia


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