Taxon profile


Pale Brindled Beauty
Phigalia pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Geometridae - Looper Caterpillars »  genus Phigalia

Scientific synonyms

Apocheima pedarium Fabricius, 1787
Apocheima pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Apocheima pilosarium (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Biston pilosarius
Phigalia pedaria (Fabricius, 1787)



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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Phigalia pilosaria meridionalis Constantini, 1916
subspecies Phigalia pilosaria pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
subspecies Phigalia pilosaria prostae Leraut, 1996

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [445645]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Phigalia pilosaria (Denis & Schiffermuller, 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ EN Laštůvka Z., Liška J.: Checklist of Lepidoptera of the Czech Republic [] [as Phigalia pilosaria (Den. & Schiff., 1775)]
Data retrieved on: 28 February 2009

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