Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)

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Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)

Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)
Originator: Frode Falkenberg

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: "Macro-heterocera" (Macro-moths)
Family: Geometridae (Geometrid moths)
Subfamily: Ennominae
Genus: Selenia
Species: Selenia tetralunaria (Purple Thorn)

Norwegian name: Praktmånemåler

Host plants: Alder (Alnus), Apple (Malus), Birch (Betula), Fraxinus, Hazel (Corylus), Lime (Tilia), Oak (Quercus), Prunus, Rosa, Willows, Sallows and Osiers (Salix)

Confusion species: Selenia dentaria (Early Thorn), Selenia lunularia (Lunar Thorn)