Cryphia raptricula

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Cryphia raptricula
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Cryphia
Species: C. raptricula
Binomial name
Cryphia raptricula
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
  • Noctua raptricula Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Bryophila raptricula
  • Phalaena (Noctua) divisa Esper, 1791
  • Phalaena (Noctua) divisa Esper, 1804
  • Phalaena (Noctua) palliola Borkhausen, 1792
  • Phalaena (Noctua) pomula Borkhausen, 1792
  • Noctua deceptricula Hübner, [1803]
  • Bryophila carbonis Freyer, 1849
  • Hadena felina Eversmann, 1852
  • Bryophila oxybiensis Millière, 1875
  • Bryophila raptricula var. eretina Calberla, 1888
  • Bryophila dolopis Hampson, 1908
  • Bryophila raptriculoides Turati, 1912
  • Catamecia bryophiloides Rothschild, 1914
  • Bryophila raptricula f. grisea Dannehl, 1929
  • Bryophila dolopis f. pallidior Draudt, 1931
  • Bryophila dolopis f. striata Draudt, 1931
  • Cryphia raptricula cretica Reisser, 1962

The Marbled Gray (Cryphia raptricula) is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. From the Atlantic Ocean to Central Asia. Southward reaching the northern parts of the Sahara desert. In Europe, it is primarily found in Central Europe and South-East Europe.

The wingspan is 29–36 mm. The length of the forewings is 12–14 mm. The moth flies from June to October depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various Lichen, primarily Sticta pulmomacea.


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