Rhagades pruni Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775 ♂
Common names: Blackthorn Aurora Moth [En], Procris du Prunier, Procris du Prunellier, Turquoise du Prunelier [Fr], Bruine metaalvlinder [Nl], Dunkles Grünwidderchen [De]
Pui, HUNEDOARA ● Romania
Description: The length of the forewings is 10–12 mm for males and 8-11 mm for females. The wings are brownish black with a greenish or bluish shine on the upperside, which fade in time. The underside of the wings is dark grey.
The male has curved pectinate antennae.
Biology: The moth fly in one generation, from June to August. The larvae feed on Vaccinium uliginosum, Calluna vulgaris, Prunus spinosa, Crataegus spp., Andromeda polifolia and probably other species of the families Rosaceae and Ericaceae.
Distribution: It is found in most of Europe (except for the British Isles) up to East Asia, including Japan.
Wikipedia, Rhagades pruna