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Eupithecia ultimaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Eupithecia ultimaria
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Eupithecia
Rank  Species
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Similar  Eupithecia valerianata, Eupithecia innotata, Eupithecia trisignaria, Eupithecia inturbata, Eupithecia denotata

Eupithecia ultimaria, the Channel Islands pug, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Europe, where it is found in Portugal and Spain, coastal western and southern France, Italy, the Mediterranean islands including Cyprus and Greece. It is also found in southern England and the Channel Islands. Furthermore, it is present in North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt), Lebanon, Israel, Iraq and Iran.

The wingspan is 13–17 mm. Adults are on wing from late April to June and again from August to late October in two generations per year.

The larvae feed on Tamarix gallica.

References

Eupithecia ultimaria Wikipedia


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