FIRST REPORT OF DESERTOBIA ANKERARIA (STAUDINGER, 1861) (LEPIDOPTERA: GEOMETRIDAE) IN SERBIA

@article{Nahirni2016FIRSTRO,
  title={FIRST REPORT OF DESERTOBIA ANKERARIA (STAUDINGER, 1861) (LEPIDOPTERA: GEOMETRIDAE) IN SERBIA},
  author={Ana Nahirni{\'c} and Stoyan Beshkov},
  journal={Acta entomologica Serbica},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={143-146}
}
Desertobia ankeraria (Staudinger, 1861) is a Natura 2000 target species and it is included in Anex II of EEC 92/43 Habitat Directive. It is strictly protected species in Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary. It is recorded for the first time in Serbia in Pcinja river valley near Trgoviste at locality Vražji Kamen. The species was attracted to the light trap on March 15 th , 2016. D. ankeraria usually inhabits inhabits xerothermic oak woodlands and caterpillars are feeding on leaves of Downy Oak… 

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