Entephria Hübner, 1825
nobiliaria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1852)

kurupohjanmittari (FIN), blågrå fältmätare (SWE)

Entephria nobiliaria caterpillar

Finland, EnL: Pikku-Malla, ex ovo July 1998, Leg: P. Sundell & K. Lundsten
Photo: 25 Aug. 1998 © Kimmo Silvonen

Entephria nobiliaria rearing arrangement Entephria nobiliaria caterpillars

On the left: The larvae were hibernated in a plastic box, placed in the fridge. The temperature varied between 8 and 10 degrees centigrade. Fresh food was added weekly, although consumed only a little. On the right: A rearing arrangement on Saxifraga paniculata, one of the few suitable foodplants.

Finland, EnL: Pikku-Malla, ex ovo July 1998, Leg: P. Sundell & K. Lundsten
Photo: 14 & 17 May 1999 © Kimmo Silvonen

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