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Idaea aureolaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775

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Idaea aureolaria Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
Common names: Golden yellow Wave [En], Acidalie des alpages, Acidalie double-ceinture [Fr], Goldgelber Magerrasen-Zwergspanner [De]

Mount Vermion, VERIA ● Greece

Description: The wingspan is 16-20 mm for males and 14-19 mm for females.

Biology: Adults are mainly on wing in June and July, but a second generation with adults on wing from August to September might occur.
The larvae are polyphagous and have been recorded feeding on Rumex, Onobrychis, Securigera varia and Vicia dumetorum. The species overwinters in the larval stage.

Habitat: Mountainous species, especially on calcareous soils, sandy meadows.

Distribution: From Spain and France through central Europe to the Balkan Peninsula and east to Siberia. It is also found from Turkey to Central Asia.

References:
Wikipedia, Idaea aureolaria
Robineau R., Guide des papillons nocturnes de France, Delachaux et Niestlé, in Papillons Poitou-Charentes




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