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Schistostege decussata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Schistostege
Schistostege decussata
Similar  Butterflies and moths, Horisme, Aplocera, Scotopteryx, Odezia atrata

Schistostege decussata is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in south-eastern and eastern Europe up to Ukraine. In Hungary and Lower Austria, the yellow-brown form is found.

The wingspan is 24–32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July.

The larvae mainly feed on Euphorbia and Taraxacum species. Larvae can be found from April to June.

Subspecies

  • Schistostege decussata decussata
  • Schistostege decussata dinarica (Schawerda 1913)
  • Schistostege decussata flavata Barajon, 1952
  • Schistostege decussata lugubrata Hartig, 1971
  • Schistostege decussata rumelica Rebel & Zerny, 1931
  • References

    Schistostege decussata Wikipedia


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