Geometridae Larentiinae Larentiini Pelurga comitata Anticollix sparsata
Spargania luctuata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
White-banded Carpet
Mélanippe affligée

Genus: Spargania Guenée, 1857   Original genus: Geometra Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
S. luctuata (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Ailefroide (05), 1800m, France, July 29, 2008
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. luctuata (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Séchilienne (38), 1260m, France, June 9, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. luctuata (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, L'Argentière-la-Bessée, 1300m, Hautes-Alpes, France, June 30, 2009
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. luctuata (© Philippe Mothiron)
Adult, Picherande (Puy-de-Dôme), 1200 m, France, July 20, 2004
(Photo by Philippe Mothiron, Les Carnets du Lépidoptériste Français)

Foodplants:
Epilobium angustifolium

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