Crocota tinctaria

Family : Geometridae



Crocota tinctaria, Geometridae

The Crocota tinctaria is a moth common in the Alpine meadows and in the prairies of the European mountain massifs, where easily flies even during the days. The male can be recognized from the combed antennae and has a shining yellow colour whilst the female is slightly more opaque and has filiform antennae. Several subspecies have been classified. The caterpillar nourishes of several herbaceous essences and spends the winter in the larval stage © Giuseppe Mazza



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