Eupithecia quadripunctata

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Eupithecia quadripunctata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species: E. quadripunctata
Binomial name
Eupithecia quadripunctata
Warren, 1888[1]
Synonyms
  • Eupithecia tricornuta Inoue, 1988
  • Eupithecia abiecta Vojnits, 1980

Eupithecia quadripunctata is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Russia, China (Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Heilongjiang),[2] Taiwan, Korea, Japan[3] and northern Thailand.[4]

The wingspan is about 15–25 mm. There are two generations per year. The aestival brood is much smaller than the vernal brood.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taxapad
  2. ^ LepIndex
  3. ^ Japanese Moths
  4. ^ Mironov, V.G. ; A.C. Galsworthy & K. Yazaki, 2009: A survey of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) in mainland South East Asia: Part II. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 60(3): 167-188. Abstract: [1]
  5. ^ Taxonomic Review of the Genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera : Geometridae : Larentiinae) from Korea (II)
  • Mironov, V.G. ,A.C. Galsworthy & U. Ratzel, 2008, A survey of the Eupithecia fauna (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) of the Western Himalayas: Part 2, Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 59 (2): 117-143.
  • Mironov, V.G. ; A.C. Galsworthy & K. Yazaki, 2009: A survey of the genus Eupithecia (Lepidoptera, Geometridae) in mainland South East Asia: Part II. Transactions of the Lepidopterological Society of Japan 60(3): 167-188. Abstract: [2].