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Asthena anseraria

Asthena anseraria (*)

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Geometroidea

Familia: Geometridae
Subfamilia: Larentiinae
Tribus: Asthenini
Genus: Asthena

Species: Asthena anseraria

Asthena anseraria is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is known from most of Europe (except Great Britain, Ireland, the Iberian Peninsula, part of the Balkan Peninsula, Norway, Sweden and northern Russia), east to Korea.[3]

The wingspan is about 18 mm. Adults are on wing from May to July in two generations per year.

The larvae feed on Cornus sanguinea. Larvae can be found in June and August. Larvae that live on green leaves are green and larvae that live on red leaves are red. It overwinters as a pupa.
Subspecies

Asthena anseraria anseraria (Palaearctic)
Asthena anseraria corculina Butler, 1878 (Japan, China)
Asthena anseraria lactularia (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

References

Fauna Europaea
Yu, Dicky Sick Ki. "Asthena anseraria Herrich-Schaffer 1855". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016.
Choi, Sei-Woong (2012). "Taxonomic review of the genus Asthena Hübner (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Korea". Entomological Research. 42: 151–157. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5967.2012.00450.x.

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