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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 11 June 2015
Perconia strigillaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Perconia strigillaria (Hubner, 1787)

Grass Wave
Etrille

Wingspan: 28-38mm

A bivoltine species on the wing in May and June and again from July to September when it is a scarce visitor to light at Las Descargues although more frequently encountered on the Causse.
A species of heathland, moorland and open woodland.

Larvae feed on Calluna, Erica and Cytisus spp.

 

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