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Agriopis aurantiaria - male  Agriopis,Agriopis aurantiaria,Geometridae,Lepidoptera,Scarce umber Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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''Agriopis aurantiaria'', the scarce umber, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found throughout Europe.

The wingspan is 27–35 mm. There is a strong sexual dimorphism between the two sexes.

The males have normal developed wings. The forewings are dark golden-yellow or orange-yellow to light brown and dusted with many black scales. There are three brown-grey transverse bands the outermost broken. Sometimes there are large black patches in the postdiscal area. The hind.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Nov 10, 2018.