Scotopteryx luridata, the July belle, is a species of moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in most of Europe, except Finland and the Baltic region. Further East it is found in Turkey, Georgia and Transcaucasia.
The wingspan is 32–38 mm. The ground colour of the forewing is grey, with a middle darker band between two cross lines. The discal spot is in this band. Apical streak present. Very similar to Scotopteryx mucronata but the discal spot on the forewings lies closer to the antemedian line (inner line) than in mucronata and the hindwings are slightly darker and without markings.
Adults are on wing from June to August.
- Scotopteryx luridata luridata
- Scotopteryx luridata plumbaria (Fabricius, 1775)
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