Drepana cultraria

Drepana cultraria, the barred hook-tip, is a moth of the family Drepanidae and part of Drepana subgenus Watsonalla.[2] It is found in southern and central Europe.

Drepana cultraria
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D. cultraria
Binomial name
Drepana cultraria
(Fabricius, 1775)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phalaena cultraria Fabricius, 1775
  • Bombyx sicula Esper, 1786
  • Drepana unguicola Hübner, 1803
  • Drepana minor Fuchs, 1884
Barred hook-tip on common bugle

The wingspan is 20–28 mm. The moth flies from May to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Fagus species.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fauna Europaea
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Drepana cultraria (Fabricius, 1775)". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 5 August 2018.

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