Falcaria lacertinaria

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Falcaria lacertinaria
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F. lacertinaria
Binomial name
Falcaria lacertinaria
Synonyms
  • Phalaena lacertinaria Linnaeus, 1758
  • Bombyx lacertula Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
  • Geometra dentaria Thunberg, 1784
  • Drepana scincula Hübner, 1800
  • Drepana curvula Haworth, 1809
  • Drepana aestiva Rebel, 1910
  • Drepana brykaria Schulze, 1912
  • Drepana takoraria Schulze, 1912
  • Falcaria lacertinaria f. erosula Laspeyres, 1803
  • Drepana dimidiata Tengström, 1869
  • Falcaria lacertinaria ab. interpres Schulze, 1912
  • Falcaria lacertinaria ab. fasciata Lempke, 1938
  • Falcaria lacertinaria ab. impuncta Lempke, 1938
  • Falcaria lacertinaria ab. conjuncta Richardson, 1952
  • Falcaria lacertinaria f. approximata Lempke, 1960
  • Falcaria lacertinaria f. obscura Lempke, 1960

Falcaria lacertinaria, the scalloped hook-tip, is a moth of the family Drepanidae. The species was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae[1] It is found in Europe and Anatolia. The wingspan is 27–35 mm. The moth flies from April to August depending on the location.

Caterpillar
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The larvae feed on birch and alder.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "65.001 BF1645 Scalloped Hook-tip Falcaria lacertinaria (Linnaeus, 1758)". UKMoths. Retrieved 7 August 2018.

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