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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 30 July 2009
Udea lutealis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Udea lutealis (Hübner, 1809)

Wingspan: 23-26mm

A univoltine species flying from early-July to early-September when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues, woodland margins and the rough pasture of the plateau.

Larvae are polyphagous on herbaceous plants and Rubus spp.

 

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