Clytie arenosa


Clytie arenosa
Clytie arenosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Clytie
Species: C. arenosa
Binomial name
Clytie arenosa
Rothschild, 1913
Synonyms
  • Clytie seifersi

Clytie arenosa is a moth of the Noctuidae family. The nominate form is found in the deserts of North Africa. Subspecies Clytie arenosa nabataea is found in Israel (in oases in the Great Rift Valley)

There is one generation per year. Adults are on wing from April to June.

The larvae probably feed on Tamarix species.

Subspecies

  • Clytie arenosa arenosa
  • Clytie arenosa nabataea

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