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Polymixis flavicincta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Scientific name  Polymixis flavicincta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Polymixis
Rank  Species
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Similar  Polymixis, Polymixis lichenea, Polymixis xanthomista, Polymixis polymita, Aporophyla

The Large Ranunculus (Polymixis flavicincta) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Europe and North Africa.

The wingspan is 40–50 mm. The length of the forewings is 17–22 mm. The moth flies in one generation from the end of August to November [1] and are attracted to light.

The larvae feed on various grasses, such as mint, Taraxacum officinale, Senecio, Fireweed and at times even fruit bearing trees.

Subspecies

  • Polymixis flavicincta flavicincta
  • Polymixis flavicincta meridionalis (Corsica,...)
  • Polymixis flavicincta lajonquierei (Spain,...)
  • Polymixis flavicincta caroli (Algeria,...)
  • Polymixis flavicincta laportei (Morocco,...)
  • References

    Polymixis flavicincta Wikipedia


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