Chersotis fimbriola

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Chersotis fimbriola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Chersotis
Species: C. fimbriola
Binomial name
Chersotis fimbriola
(Esper, [1803])
Synonyms
  • Phalaena (Noctua) fimbriola Esper, [1803]
  • Agrotis raddei Christoph, 1877
  • Noctua maravignae Duponchel, 1826
  • Agrotis (Rhyacia) amaliae Fernández, 1931

Chersotis fimbriola is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in number of isolated populations from Austria to Spain, Morocco, Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Turkmenistan.

Adults are on wing from June to August. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Chersotis fimbriola fimbriola (Austria, Hungary)
  • Chersotis fimbriola baloghi (northern Hungary, southern Slovakia)
  • Chersotis fimbriola vallensis (Wallis (Piemont), Alpes-Maritimes)
  • Chersotis fimbriola hackeri (south-eastern France)
  • Chersotis fimbriola iberica (Spain)
  • Chersotis fimbriola iminenia (the High Atlas in Morocco)
  • Chersotis fimbriola rifensis (Middle Atlas and Rif in Morocco)
  • Chersotis fimbriola maravignae (Sicily)
  • Chersotis fimbriola forsteri (Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Greece)
  • Chersotis fimbriola bohatschi (Turkey, Armenia)
  • Chersotis fimbriola zernyi (southern Turkey, Israel, Iraq, south-eastern Iran)
  • Chersotis fimbriola raddei (northern Iran, eastern Armenia, Turkmenistan)

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