Eutelia adulatrix, Crete - photo © Fotis Samaritakis
The Family Euteliidae (Euteliid Moths)
The Family Euteliidae
The family Euteliidae (Euteliid Moths) is a family of moths in the superfamily Noctuoidea that was erected by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1882.
Adults of this group typically rest with their wings folded and their abdomen curled upward, resembling dried leaves.
The following species are representative species of the Euteliidae moths that have been photographed on the island of Crete. You can obtain more information about each species, by selecting the relative species icon. The list of Euteliidae species is nondefinitive.
List of Euteliidae species in Crete