Calliptamus barbarus - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Lac Tolerme, 30 July 2014
Calliptamus barbarus Adult

© Robin Howard

Calliptamus barbarus (O.G. Costa, 1836)

Le Criquet de Barbarie

Male: 13-21mm; female: 19-31mm

Recorded from July to October at Las Descargues and on the Causse where it can be a frequent species. A thermophilous species found throughout the Mediterranean basin and further inland where conditions and habitat are suitable.