Dicrognophos sartata, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Dicrognophos sartata, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Dicrognophos sartata (Treitschke, 1827)


Dicrognophos sartata is a moth of the family Geometridae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name

Dicrognophos sartata (Treitschke, 1827) 

Gnophos sartata (Treitschke, 1827) 

Common name

Italian Annulet


Superfamily: Geometroidea > Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Cassymini > Genus: Dicrognophos


34-42 mm


The moth can be found in xerothermophilous areas and in a variety of habitats i.e. open areas, places with scattered trees, shrubland, and parks.

Food plant

The larva is polyphagous and feeds on the leaves of a variety of plants i.e. Leguminosae (Calicotome villosa, Genista acanthoclada), Rosaceae (Pyrus spinosa), Rhamnaceae (Rhamnus), etc.

Flight period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Lepiforum e. V.

Moths and Butterflies of Europe and North Africa

Lepidoptera Mundi

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