Colostygia turbata

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Colostygia turbata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Colostygia
Species: C. turbata
Binomial name
Colostygia turbata
(Hübner, 1799)
  • Geometra turbata Hübner, 1813
  • Cidaria fuscolimbata Tengstrom, 1875
  • Larentia pyrenaearia Oberthur, 1882

Colostygia turbata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from the mountains of Europe[1] to the Altai, as well as the Kamchatka Peninsula and Canada.

The wingspan is 24–27 millimetres (0.94–1.06 in). Adults are in wing from June to July.

The larvae feed on Galium palustre. Larvae can be found from June to July. It overwinters in the larval stage.


  • Colostygia turbata turbata (Alps, south-eastern Europe)
  • Colostygia turbata fuscolimbata Tengstrom, 1875 (northern Europe)
  • Colostygia turbata pyrenaearia Oberthur, 1882 (Pyrenees)
  • Colostygia turbata altaicata (Djakonov, 1926) (Altai, Sayan Mountains, Buryatia, Kamchatka)
  • Colostygia turbata circumvallaria (Taylor, 1906) (Canada)


  1. ^ "Colostygia turbata (Hübner, 1799)". 2.6.2. Fauna Europaea. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 4 June 2017.

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