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The Tomato Looper moth

Chrysodeixis chalcites


The Tomato Looper (Chrysodeixis chalcites) is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from southern Europe, the Levant and tropical Africa, but can be found in great parts of Europe because it is a migratory species. The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants, such as Echium vulgare, Apium, Rubus, but also Tomato, Fragaria and Tobacco which is why it is perceived as a pest. (wiki) It was spotted resting on a wall, in Tzoumerka mountains, Epirus region, Greece.

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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Aug 29, 2016
Submitted on Nov 2, 2016

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