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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 23 June 2012
Cepphis advenaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Cepphis advenaria (Hübner, 1790)

Little Thorn
L'Epione étrangère

Wingspan: 30-36mm

Imago: univoltine May and June when it comes to light and has been recorded from open woodland and woodland margins.

Larvae: feed on Arctaea spicata, Vaccinum myrtillus and possibly Rubus fruticosus and Cornus sanguinea. Pupation takes place underground.

 

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