Phrissogonus laticostata

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Apple looper
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Phrissogonus
Species: P. laticostata
Binomial name
Phrissogonus laticostata
(Walker, 1862)[1]
Synonyms
  • Larentia laticostatus Walker, 1862
  • Scotosia canata Walker, 1862
  • Scotosia canatus

Phrissogonus laticostata, the apple looper, is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in Australia, New Caledonia and New Zealand.

The wingspan is about 15 mm.

The larvae feed on Helianthus annuus, Hypericum perforatum, Clematis aristata and Acacia species.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home of Ichneumonoidea". Taxapad. Dicky Sick Ki Yu. 1997–2012. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  2. ^ Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley (November 17, 2008). "Phrissogonus laticostata". uts.edu.au. Archived from the original on August 15, 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-04.

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