Clytie syriaca

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Clytie syriaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Clytie
Species: C. syriaca
Binomial name
Clytie syriaca
(Bugnion, 1837)
  • Ophiusa syriaca
  • Ophiusa gentilitia
  • Clytie syrdaja
  • Clytie syriaca suppura

Clytie syriaca is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found along the coastal regions of the Mediterranean Basin, from the Balkans to Turkey, Lebanon, Syria and Israel.

There are two generations per year. Adults are on wing in April, May and September.

The larvae feed on Tamarix nilotica, Tamarix gallica and Tamarix ramosissima.

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