Eucarta virgo

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Eucarta virgo
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E. virgo
Binomial name
Eucarta virgo
(Treitschke, 1835)

Eucarta virgo, the silvery gem, is a moth of the family Noctuidae. The species first described by Georg Friedrich Treitschke in 1835. It can be found in south, southeast and central Europe.[1][2]

The wingspan is 25–36 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on Artemisia vulgaris, Artemisia campestris and Tanacetum vulgare.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kratochwill, M. (2001). "Eucarta virgo (Treitschke, 1835) neu für Bayern". Beiträge zur bayerischen Entomofaunistik. 4: 27.
  2. ^ Rezbanyai-Reser, L. (1999). "Eucarta virgo euroargenta ssp. n. aus der Südschweiz (Lepido ptera: Noctuidae)". Entomologische Berichte Luzern. 41: 37-42.
  3. ^ "Silvery gem (Eucarta virgo)". RikenMon's Nature-Guide. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  4. ^ "73.079 2310a Silvery Gem Eucarta virgo". Hants Moths. Retrieved 24 August 2020.

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