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

NOCTUIDAE

Catocalinae

Las Descargues, 7 July 2015
Catocala fulminea Adult

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© Robin Howard

Catocala fulminea (Scopoli, 1763)

Wingspan: 50-60mm

A univoltine species flying from June to August when it is an occasional visitor to light. Recorded from Las Descargues and the traps bordering the gorge woodland. A species of woodland margins and scrub.

The larva feeds on Crataegus, Prunus, Padus spp.

 

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