Lithophane ledereri (Staudinger, 1892)


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Host plants:
The larvae feed on Platanus species (Platanaceae).

Habitat:
Lithophane ledereri mostly inhabits Platanus trees along small streams above app. 400m asl.

Life cycle:
The moths occur between October and April. They hibernate. Larvae are found between April and early June. Mature larvae rest on lower side of leaves.

Remarks:
Lithophane ledereri occurs in the southern Balkans and W-Asia (e.g. Asia Minor, Iraq).



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