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Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)

Brown Silver-line
70.2220 (B&F: 1902)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Geometroidea
  »Family: Geometridae
   »Subfamily: Ennominae
    »Tribe: Lithinini

Synonym(s):

Petrophora petraria (Hübner, [1799])

Status and ecology:

A resident species, common and occasionally very common at mv light among inland woods and heaths, but scarce along the coast. Generally distributed in large areas, but local in high numbers. A single brooded species flying from early May to early July. The larvae feed on bracken. (Pratt 2011)

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Steyning, 19 vi 2015 Photo: Olly Ellis

Petrophora chlorosata (Scopoli, 1763)

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