Calophasia opalina

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Calophasia opalina
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Calophasia
C. opalina
Binomial name
Calophasia opalina
(Esper, 1793)[1]
  • Phalaena opalina Esper, 1793
  • Phalaena casta Borkhausen, 1793
  • Calophasia castior Stauder, 1923

Calophasia opalina is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from southern Europe to Central Asia.

The wingspan is 26–31 mm. Adults are on wing from April to June and again from July September in two generations per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves and flowers Antirrhinum, Delphinium and Linaria species. The pupae of the second generation overwinter.


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