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

PTEROPHORIDAE

Pterophorinae

Sireyol, 14 September 2010
Emmelina monodactyla Adult

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© Robin Howard

Emmelina monodactyla (Linnaeus, 1758)

Wingspan: 22-28mm

A species occurring in all months of the year from at least two, overlapping generations. Recorded from the lights at Las Descargues and from all habitats where the foodplants are found.

Larvae feed on Convolvulus arvensis, Calystegia, Chenopodium, Ipomoea batatas, Atriplex etc.

 

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