Cosmia confinis Herrich-Schäffer, [1849]


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Host plants:
The larvae feed on elms (Ulmus).

Habitat:
Cosmia confinis inhabits various warm habitats with elms. I recorded larvae together with Meganephria bimaculosa along a streamlet with elms.

Life cycle:
The egg hibernates. The larvae are mature in late April or May. The moths occur between late May or June to late July.

Remarks:
Cosmia confinis occurs from NE-Italy across the Balkans to parts of temperate Asia.



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