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

PYRALIDAE

Pyralinae

Pierre Martine, Causse de Gramat, June, 2008
Herculia rubidalis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Herculia rubidalis ([Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775)

Wingspan: 18-23mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to August when it is an infrequent visitor to light. Recorded from the Causse but not at Las Descargues. A species of dry habitats.

The larva is probably detritophagous.

 

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