Triphosa sabaudiata

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Triphosa sabaudiata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Triphosa
Species: T. sabaudiata
Binomial name
Triphosa sabaudiata
(Duponchel, 1830)
  • Larentia sabaudiata Duponchel, 1830
  • Larentia millierata Bruand, 1855

Triphosa sabaudiata is a species of moth of the Geometridae family that can be found in Albania, Andorra, Austria, Bulgaria, France (including the islands of Corsica), Germany, Greece, Italy, Liechtenstein, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine, and in all states of the former Yugoslavia.[1] Besides its central European distribution, it can also be found in Asia. The species is silvery gray coloured, and can be found up to elevations of 1,800 metres (5,900 ft) above sea level, mostly in caves. The wingspan is 4–4.5 centimetres (1.6–1.8 in).[2] 29 August 2013


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