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Asthene Wave Moth

Pleuroprucha cf. asthenaria

Description:

(Walker, 1801)

Lepidoptera: Bombycina: Geometroidea: Geometridae: Larentiinae: Cosymbiini

Envergadura alar / Wingspan: ~1,5mm

Hora / Hour:
Foto 1 / Photo 1: 13 de Abril, 2018 às 20:29:12. / 13th of April, 2018 at 08:29:12pm.
Foto 2 / Photo 2: 9 de Maio, 2018 às 22:12:59. / 9th of May, 2018 at 10:12:59pm.

Ambas foram encontradas no mesmo local mas são diferentes espécimes. Também pode ser Pleuroprucha cf. paranaria.

Both were found in the same place, but are different specimens. Could also be Pleuroprucha cf. paranaria.

Habitat:

Desconhecido. Encontrada no 16º andar de um prédio em habitat urbano.

Unknown. Found on the 16th floor of a flat in an urban habitat.

Notes:

À SER ATUALIZADO. É sabido que larvas comem folhas da planta Malus domestica (maçã comum). Irei elaborar mais no futuro.

TO BE UPDATED. Larvae are known to feed on leaves of the plant Malus domestica (common apple). I will elaborate more in the future.

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Oscar Neto
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Oscar Neto

Ceará, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 13, 2018
Submitted on Jun 5, 2018

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