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



Las Descargues, 5 June 2008
Idaea inquinata Adult


© Robin Howard

Idaea inquinata (Scopoli, 1763)

Rusty Wave
Acidalie naine

Wingspan: 15-18mm

A bivoltine species on the wing from early April to the end of July and again, briefly in September when it is occasionally recorded at light. Taken from the traps at Las Descargues and the meadows of the Causse.

Larvae feed on various herbaceous plants.