Anticollix sparsata

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Anticollix sparsata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Anticollix
Species: A. sparsata
Binomial name
Anticollix sparsata
(Treitschke, 1828)
  • Larentia sparsata Treitschke, 1828
  • Anticollix sparsatus

Anticollix sparsata, the dentated pug, is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found from Europe to Japan.

The wingspan is 20–26 mm. The ground color of the forewings is light brown. The hindwing has a conspicuous toothed border. Adults are on wing from May to September in two generations.

The larvae feed on the flowers and leaves of Lysimachia vulgaris.


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