Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and moths) ➔ Family Geometridae (Inchworm moths)

Thera variata/britannica

  • Thera variata/britannica  8711
    Thera variata/britannica     
    Thera variata/britannica; conf. Ursula Beutler
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2019-05-25 14:46:37
    Image number: 8711

    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2019-05-25 14:46:37
    conf. Ursula Beutler
  • Thera variata/britannica, bottom view  8712
    Thera variata/britannica     
    Thera variata/britannica, bottom view; conf. Ursula Beutler
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2019-05-25 10:59:15
    Image number: 8712
    bottom view
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2019-05-25 10:59:15
    conf. Ursula Beutler
  • Thera variata/britannica  8713
    Thera variata/britannica     
    Thera variata/britannica
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2019-05-25 11:02:17
    Image number: 8713

    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2019-05-25 11:02:17

  • Thera variata/britannica  8714
    Thera variata/britannica     
    Thera variata/britannica
    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf; 2019-05-25 11:02:45
    Image number: 8714

    DE, Chemnitz, Markersdorf
    2019-05-25 11:02:45


Classification:
Thera variata/britannica belongs to the subfamily Larentiinae.
Note:
The Fuscous Pine Carpet Thera variata and the Spruce Carpet Thera britannica are species with variable wing pattern, which usually cannot be distinguished by photos.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums