Horisme aquata

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Horisme aquata
Horisme aquata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Horisme
Species: H. aquata
Binomial name
Horisme aquata
(Hubner, 1813)[1]
  • Geometra aquata Hubner, 1813
  • Phibalapteryx brisciacensis Dannehl, 1933

Horisme aquata, the Cumbrian umber, is a moth of the family Geometridae. Hubner used the scientific name in 1813. It is found from Europe, where it has been recorded from Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine,[2] to Russia and China.[3]

The wingspan is 15–27 mm.

The larvae feed on Pulsatilla species.[4]


  • Horisme aquata aquata
  • Horisme aquata kansuensis Sheljuzhko 1955
  • Horisme aquata wanquana Yang, 1978


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