Acanthovalva inconspicuaria

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Acanthovalva inconspicuaria
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Genus: Acanthovalva
Species: A. inconspicuaria
Binomial name
Acanthovalva inconspicuaria
(Hübner, 1819)
  • Geometria inconspicuaria Hübner, 1819
  • Acidalia cinerascens Butler, 1875
  • Tephrina cinnamomaria Rothschild, 1914
  • Selidosema osyraria Guenée, 1858
  • Tephrina perturbata Bastelberger, 1908
  • Eubolia pumicaria Lederer, 1855

Acanthovalva inconspicuaria is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in southern Europe, the Near East and throughout of Africa from Morocco to South Africa.[1]

A known hostplant for the larvae of this species is Acacia nilotica.[2]


  • Hübner, J. 1796–1838. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. - — :i–iv, 1–194.