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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 21 April 2010
Anticlea derivata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Anticlea derivata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Streamer
Cidarie dérivée

Wingspan: 25-27mm

A univoltine species flying from March to the end of May when it is an infrequent visitor to light. Recorded from the mv traps at Las Descargues and from most woodlands, woodland margins and areas of scrub in the area.

The larva feeds on various species of wild rose and honeysuckle before overwintering as a pupa in loose soil.

 

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