Butterflies and moths
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Odonestis is a genus of moth in the family Lasiocampidae. It consists of twenty two species, which is found in Europe, Russia, Asia Minor, China and Japan.
The genus also has a junior subjective synonym Pseudarguda Matsumara 1932.
The wingspan is 30–50 mm for males and 50–60 mm for females. The moth flies from May to June and again from August to September depending on the location. Palpi very long and slender. Antennae with shorter branches in female than male. Legs with very minute spurs. Forewings are long with acute apex. Outer margin obliquely rounded. Veins 6 and 7 stalked. Stalk of veins 9 and 10 short. Hindwing with veins 4 and 5 from cell or stalked. Vein 8 curved, and met by a bar from vein 7. The accessory costal veinlets are numerous and prominent.
The larvae feed on Prunus, Pirus, Quercus, Tilia, Betula, Alnus, Ulmus, Crataegus, Salix and Rhamnus species.Odonestis angulata