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

CRAMBIDAE

Pyraustinae

Las Descargues, 5 June 2015
Mecyna auralis Adult

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© Robin Howard

Mecyna auralis (Peyerimhoff, 1872)

Botys jaune doré

Wingspan: 22-25mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to July. A scarce but probably overlooked species of upland areas where it's host plant occurs.

Larvae feed on Helianthemum.

 

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