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Scopula caricaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Scopulini
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Scopula caricaria is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Spain, Italy, France, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, north-western Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

The wingspan is 24–28 mm. Adults are on wing from July to September in one generation per year. Although there is a partial second generation in the southern part of the range.

The larvae feed on Centaurea and Artemisia species.


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