Autographa aemula

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Autographa aemula
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Autographa
Species: A. aemula
Binomial name
Autographa aemula
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
  • Noctua lumina
  • Phalaena chrysomelas

Autographa aemula is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in mountainous areas, more specifically in the Alps, Southern France, Northeast Turkey and the Caucasus.

The wingspan is 36–42 mm. The moth flies from June to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Leontodon, Hieracium, Plantago and Trifolium species.

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