Amphipyra micans Lederer, 1857


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Host plants:
The larvae feed on Rubiaceae species, especially Rubia peregrina and related species.

Habitat:
Amphipyra micans inhabits maquis and garigue. Larvae most often occur on Rubia plants climbing in bushes.

Life cycle:
The moths appear between June and September. The egg hibernates.Larvae occur between March and May. They are easily beaten out of the plants.

Remarks:
Amphipyra micans occurs in SE-Europe and W-Asia.



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