Samiksha Jaiswal

Epirrhoe pupillata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Epirrhoe pupillata
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Epirrhoe
Rank  Species
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Similar  Epirrhoe hastulata, Catarhoe cuculata, Xanthorhoe decoloraria, Catarhoe rubidata, Entephria punctipes

Epirrhoe pupillata is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is known from the mountains of Europe (from central Scandinavia to the Alps) to central Asia, Mongolia and Siberia.

The wingspan is 21–24 mm. There are two generations per year with adults on wing from June to August.

The larvae feed on Galium verum. Larvae can be found in June/July and from August to October. It overwinters as a pupa.

Subspecies

  • Epirrhoe pupillata pupillata
  • Epirrhoe pupillata orientalis (Osthelder, 1909)
  • References

    Epirrhoe pupillata Wikipedia


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