Harman Patil

Scopula confinaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Scopulini
Similar  Scopula luridata, Scopula umbelaria, Scopula emutaria, Scopula rubraria, Scopula rubiginata

Scopula confinaria is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in southern Europe, southern Russia and Turkey.

The larvae feed on Silene and Dianthus species.

Subspecies

  • Scopula confinaria confinaria
  • Scopula confinaria aetnaea (Prout, 1935)
  • Scopula confinaria prouti (Hausmann, 1993)
  • Scopula confinaria scoblei (Hausmann, 1993)
  • Scopula sacraria is treated as a subspecies (Scopula confinaria sacraria) by some authors. The same is true for Scopula uberaria (Scopula confinaria uberaria).

    References

    Scopula confinaria Wikipedia


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