Compsoptera jourdanaria

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Compsoptera jourdanaria
Compsoptera jourdanaria female.jpg
Compsoptera jourdanaria male.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Compsoptera
Species: C. jourdanaria
Binomial name
Compsoptera jourdanaria
(Serres, 1826)
  • Geometra jourdanaria Serres, 1826
  • Prosopolopha anargyra Turati, 1913
  • Ligia acutaria Herrich-Schaffer, 1852

Compsoptera jourdanaria is a moth of the Geometridae family. It was described by Serres in 1826. It is found in France, Spain, Portugal and on Sardinia and Corsica.[1]

The wingspan is 30–36 mm for males and 29–39 mm for females. Adults are on wing from September to October.

The larvae feed on Santolina, Thymus, Helichrysum and Dorycnium species.[2]


According to BioLib :

  • Compsoptera jourdanaria anargyra (Turati, 1913)
  • Compsoptera jourdanaria jourdanaria (Serres, 1826)


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