Dyscia conspersaria

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Dyscia conspersaria
Dyscia conspersaria.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Dyscia
Species: D. conspersaria
Binomial name
Dyscia conspersaria
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)[1]
Synonyms
  • Geometra conspersaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Geometra conspersaria Hubner, 1799
  • Phalaena cunicularia Esper, 1803
  • Phalaena cuniculina Hubner, 1790
  • Scodiona turturaria Boisduval, 1840
  • Dyscia sultanica Wehrli, 1936
  • Scodiona conspersaria turturaria Boisduval, 1840

Dyscia conspersaria is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in south-eastern Central Europe and Asia Minor.

The wingspan is 28–33 mm. Adults are on wing from May to July in one generation per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Salvia and Artemisia species. The species overwinters in the pupal stage.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Drysia conspersaria conspersaria
  • Drysia conspersaria sultanica Wehrli, 1936 (Asia Minor)
  • Drysia conspersaria turturaria (Boisduval, 1840) (France)

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