Earias clorana

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Earias clorana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nolidae
Genus: Earias
Species: E. clorana
Binomial name
Earias clorana
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Phalaena clorana

The cream-bordered green pea (Earias clorana) is a moth of the family Nolidae. It is found in most of Europe eastwards to the Urals and Western Siberia.

The wingspan is 16–20 mm. The moth flies from May to August depending on the location.

Habitat, Germany

The larvae feed on various willow species- Salix (British Isles, Finland, Europe), Salix aurita (Finland), Salix caprea (Finland), Salix cinerea (Finland), Salix lapponum (Finland), Salix purpurea (Finland), Salix repens (British Isles), Salix viminalis (British Isles) polyphagous (Sweden, Europe).[1]

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