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

NOCTUIDAE

Catocalinae

Las Descargues, 11 July 2011
Catocala nymphagoga Adult

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© Robin Howard

Catocala nymphagoga (Esper, 1787)

Oak Yellow Underwing
La Nymphagogue

Wingspan: 34-44mm

A Mediterranean-Asiatic, univoltine species on the wing from June to August and an occasional visitor to the traps at Las Descargues. A species of dry oak woodlands.

Larvae feed on various Quercus spp.

 

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