Peribatodes umbraria, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Peribatodes umbraria, Crete - photo © K. Bormpoudaki

Peribatodes umbraria (Hübner, 1809)


Peribatodes umbraria is a moth of the family Geometridae on the island of Crete, Greece.

Scientific name

Peribatodes umbraria (Hübner, 1809)

Geometra umbraria (Hübner, 1809)

Boarmia decosteraria (Oberthür, 1913)

Boarmia panorma (Wehrli, 1943)

Boarmia matrensis (Vojnits, 1970)

Common name

Shaded Beauty


Superfamily: Geometroidea > Family: Geometridae > Subfamily: Ennominae > Tribus: Boarmiini > Genus: Peribatodes


35-40 mm


Oak woodlands, vegetated slopes, and mountains with coniferous trees.

Food plant

The larva is oligophagous on Fagaceae (Quercus ilex) and feeds on the leaves.

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

Plant Parasites of Europe