Polymixis bacheri Püngeler, 1901


Polymixis bacheri: Male (Gran Canaria) [N]

Host plants:
Polyphagous

Habitat:
Polymixis bacheri inhabits rocky slopes, semi deserts and other warm and dry areas.

Life cycle:
In the Canaries, the moths are flying according to literature from the autumn to spring. The pupa is expected to enter into an aestivation (as P. lichenea). I found at 20/12/2007 a moth in a shady rock wall in Gran Canaria.

Remarks:
Polymixis bacheri is widespread in deserts and semi-deserts from Asia through north Africa to the Canary Islands. In the latter area it inhabits only the eastern, dry islands from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura.



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