Eupithecia zagrosata

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Eupithecia zagrosata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Eupithecia
Species: E. zagrosata
Binomial name
Eupithecia zagrosata
Mironov & Ratzel, 2012[1]

Eupithecia zagrosata is a moth in the Geometridae family. It is found in Iran (the Zagros Mountains).[2]

The wingspan is 18.5–21 millimetres (0.73–0.83 in). The forewings are grey or dark grey with dark transverse lines. The hindwings are paler light grey with blackish grey, dark transverse lines.


The species is named for the Zagros, the largest mountain range in Iran.


  1. ^ Taxapad
  2. ^ Mironov, V. & U. Ratzel, 2012: New species of the genus Eupithecia Curtis (Lepidoptera, Geometridae, Larentii-nae) from Iran. Zootaxa 3580: 56-68. Abstract: [1]

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