Cyclophora punctaria

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Cyclophora punctaria
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Cyclophora
Species: C. punctaria
Binomial name
Cyclophora punctaria
(Linnaeus, 1758)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phalaena punctaria Linnaeus, 1758
  • Geometra acutaria Roquette, 1857
  • Phalaena amata Linnaeus, 1758
  • Phalaena amataria Linnaeus, 1761
  • Phalaena communifasciata Donovan, 1808
  • Phalaena fultaria Villers, 1789
  • Zonosoma naevata Bastelberger, 1900
  • Ephyra radiomarginata Joannis, 1908
  • Geometra subangularia Haworth, 1809
  • Phalaena teutonaria Linnaeus, 1758
  • Phalaena unifasciata Donovan, 1808
  • Cosymbia delaeveri Berger, 1949
  • Cyclophora delaeveri

The Maiden’s Blush (Cyclophora punctaria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Europe.

The wingspan is 18–25 mm. The length of the forewings is 13–16 mm. The moths fly in generations from May to June and in August in western Europe.

The larvae feed on oak leaves.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". Taxapad. Dicky Sick Ki Yu. 1997–2012. Retrieved 2013. 

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