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The willow beauty

Peribatodes rhomboidaria

Description:

The willow beauty (Peribatodes rhomboidaria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. The caterpillar larva is reddish-brown and feeds on a variety of trees and shrubs, but – despite its name – rarely or never on willows (Salix). The species overwinters as a small larva. This male adult was spotted while resting on the wall of a house, in Tzoumerka mountains, Epirus region, Greece.



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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Lat: 39.39, Long: 21.23

Spotted on Aug 29, 2016
Submitted on Oct 22, 2016

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