Eilema caniola

Family : Arctiidae



Eilema caniola, Hoary footman, Arctiidae

The Hoary footman (Eilema caniola) is a very common moth that appears in late summer at the light of every rural house. Small when on the soil, when flying it displays those ample wings it keeps well rounded up when staying on it, characteristic that has originated the scientific name of the genus Eilema, that, in Greek, means container, veil. Quite many are the species of the genus Eilema present in the Palearctic, often indistinguishable from each other © Giuseppe Mazza



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