Geometra decussata

Schistostege decussata

Schistostege decussata
White form
Yellow-brown form
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Schistostege
Species: S. decussata
Binomial name
Schistostege decussata
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
  • Geometra decussata Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775
  • Schistostege dioszeghyi Kovacs, 1957
  • Schistostege forsteri Vojnits, 1973
  • Schistostege transiens Stauder, 1920
  • Schistostege treitsschkei Kovacs, 1957
  • Siona dinarica Schawerda 1913
  • Schistostege flavata Barajon, 1952
  • Schistostege lugubrata Hartig, 1971
  • Schistostege rumelica Rebel & Zerny, 1931

Schistostege decussata is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in south-eastern and eastern Europe up to Ukraine. In Hungary and Lower Austria, the yellow-brown form is found.

The wingspan is 24-32 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July.

The larvae mainly feed on Euphorbia and Taraxacum species. Larvae can be found from April to June.



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