2450 The Spectacle Abrostola tripartita (Hufnagel, 1766)

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Moths Geometridae » Larentiin

Wingspan 27-30 mm.

Phenology It has one or two generations, flying between May and September.

Description It gets its name fromn the raised tufts of scales on the thorax, which resembles a pair of glasses when viewed head on

Life Cycle The larvae feed on nettle (Urtica dioica) and the species passes the winter as a pupa.


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