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Cymatophorina diluta diluta ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Cymatophorina diluta hartwiegi (Reisser, 1927)
previously: Cymatophorima diluta (Reisser, 1927)

Oak Lutestring
65.0140 (B&F: 1658)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Drepanoidea
  »Family: Drepanidae
   »Subfamily: Thyatirinae
    »Tribe: Endotrichini

Status and ecology:

Resident. Often common and sometimes very common at mv light in mature oak woods. Widespread but extremely local in numbers. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late August to late September, occasionally to late October. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

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Lindfield, 21 ix 2007 Photo: Bob Foreman

Cymatophorima diluta (Reisser, 1927)

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Distribution map for Cymatophorima diluta

(Distribution at 1km scale)

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Phenology chart for Cymatophorima diluta

Phenology: Adult | Larva

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