Lomaspilis

Lomaspilis is a genus of moths in the family Geometridae erected by Jacob Hübner in 1825.

Lomaspilis
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Lomaspilis marginata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Abraxini
Genus: Lomaspilis
Hübner, 1825

DescriptionEdit

Lomaspilis species have a wingspan reaching 24–28 millimetres (0.94–1.10 in). Males have simple or fasciculate-ciliate antennae. Forewings have convexly curved outer margins. They are usually white or ochreous white, with dark bands and blotches. Hindwings usually are showily patterned. The basic color is white or ochreous white, with a dark fuscous marginal band. In the early stages larvae feed on Salix species.[1][2]

SpeciesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz British Insects: the Genera of Lepidoptera-Geometridae
  2. ^ Savela, Markku. "Lomaspilis Hübner, [1825]". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved February 1, 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Catalogue of Life
  4. ^ Fauna Europaea
  5. ^ BioLib.cz

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Geometridae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.