Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Hypomecis punctinalis
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Hypomecis punctinalis
Public Records: 8
Specimens with Barcodes: 48
Species With Barcodes: 1
The Pale Oak Beauty (Hypomecis punctinalis) is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found in Central and South Europe, Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Russia, Russian Far East, Japan, Korea, Ussuri, West China.
The wingspan is 46–55 mm. The length of the forewings is 22–26 mm.The forewings have a grey-white ground colour with a brownish tinge and are fine blackish dusted.The outer margin of the forewing has a convexly. The forewings are have conspicuous transverse lines and a clear discal mark. The discal mark is pale-centred and dark-ringed. The forewings of the male have a fovea. The hindwings are similarly marked. The hindwing median and second lines are conspicuously dark and wavy.
- Hypomecis roboraria (H.roboraria has a pale spot on a dark background at the apex forewing underside. This is not present in H.punctinalis)
- Hypomecis species.
The moths fly in one generation from the end of April to July.
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