Scopula minorata (Boisduval, 1833)


Scopula minorata: Male (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria 2014) [S] Scopula minorata: Male (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria 2014) [S] Scopula minorata: Female (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria 2014) [S] Scopula minorata: Larva (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria) [S] Scopula minorata: Larva (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria) [S] Scopula minorata: Larva (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria) [S] Scopula minorata: Larva (breeding photo with material from Gran Canaria) [S] Scopula minorata: Pupa (breeding photo ex Gran Canaria 2014) [S]

Host plants:
The larvae feed on various plants in the herb layer.

Habitat:
Scopula minorata inhabits dry and warm lowland habitats especially near the coast.

Life cycle:
Scopula minorata has several generations per year. The moth can be found almost year-round.

Remarks:
Scopula minorata occurs in Africa, S-Europe and in parts of Asia.



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