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Gymnoscelis rufifasciata  Alerdinck,Double-striped pug,Eupitheciini,Geometridae,Geometroidea,Geotagged,Gymnoscelis,Gymnoscelis rufifasciata,Larentiinae,Lepidoptera,Moth,Netherlands,moth week 2019,nl: Zwartkamdwergspanner Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Such a pretty pug! Posted 11 months ago
    1. That was the first one I saw when I stepped out the door last night ... happiness :o) Posted 11 months ago

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The double-striped pug is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is a widespread and common species, being found throughout the Palearctic region, including the Near East and North Africa.

This is a variable species but always easy to recognize due to the two prominent dark fascia across each forewing which give the species its common name. The forewing ground colour is ranges from light to dark reddish brown. The crosslines are distinct. The inner margin of the pale white sub-marginal.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jul 22, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4B, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.