Eustroma reticulatum

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Netted carpet
Eustroma reticulatum.jpg
Eustroma reticulata.jpg
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E. reticulatum
Binomial name
Eustroma reticulatum
Synonyms
  • Geometra reticulata Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775

Eustroma reticulatum, the netted carpet, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Europe, western and central Siberia, northern Mongolia, the Amur region, Khabarovsk, Primorsk, Sakhalin, Kurils, China, the Korean Peninsula and Japan. It is one of the rarest moth species in Great Britain.

The wingspan is 20–25 millimetres (0.79–0.98 in). Adults are on wing from July to August.

The larvae feed on the foliage of Impatiens noli-tangere.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Eustroma reticulatum reticulatum (Europe, Siberia)
  • Eustroma reticulatum chosensicola (Amur, Sakhalin, Kurils)
  • Eustroma reticulatum dictyotum (eastern Asia)
  • Eustroma reticulatum obsoletum (Kamchatka)

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