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

GEOMETRIDAE

Larentiinae

Las Descargues, 1 September 2008
Minoa murinata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Minoa murinata (Scopoli, 1763)

Drab Looper
Souris

Wingspan: 15-22mm

A bivoltine moth flying in April and May and again during July and August when it is a scarce day-flying species at Las Descargues but is occasionally encountered in the woodlands, woodland margins and meadows of the ridge and Causse.

The larva feeds Euphorbia cyparissias.

 

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