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Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

Brindled White-spot
70.2730 (B&F: 1950)

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

Synonym(s):

Parectropis luridata (Borkhausen, 1794) homonym
Parectropis extersaria (Hübner, [1799])

Status and ecology:

A resident species usually occurring sparingly, but it is sometimes fairly common to common at mv light in deciduous woods. Only patchily distributed and completely missing from central areas and much of the coast. High numbers are very local and irregular. This species is single-brooded occurring mainly from late May to early July, occasionally from mid May or to the second week of August. Larvae feed on oak and (silver) birch. (Pratt, 2011)

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Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

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