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



Las Descargues, 18 July 2012
Metalampra italica Adult


© Robin Howard

Metalampra italica Baldizzone, 1977

Wingspan: 12-14mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to August when it comes to the mv lights at Las Descargues and those on the margins of the Plateau woodlands. A species of woodland and scrub.

Larvae feed in a web under the bark of dead trees.