Geometridae Larentiinae Xanthorhoini Epirrhoe tristata Orthonama vittata
Nycterosea obstipata (Fabricius, 1794)
The Gem
Escortée, Phalène dimorphe

Genus: Nycterosea Hulst, 1896   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Orthonama Hübner, 1825

Adult:
N. obstipata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, March 25, 2006
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. obstipata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, December 13, 2008
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
N. obstipata (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (male), Saint-Martin-de-Crau, Bouches-du-Rhône, France, January 19, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
N. obstipata (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (male), La Freissinière, 1270m, Hautes-Alpes, France, July 20, 2006
(Photo by Daniel Morel)

Foodplants:
Many low-growing plants

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