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



Las Descargues, 5 August 2013
Pseudopanthera macularia Larva


© Robin Howard/Dave Shenton

Pseudopanthera macularia (Linnaeus, 1758)

Speckled Yellow
La Panthère

Wingspan: 26-32mm

Imago: univoltine - March to the end of July when it is attracted to light and has been recorded from traps in open woodland and along woodland margins.

Larvae: feed on various herbaceous plants, Lamium, Teucrium, Mentha, Salvia etc. Pupates underground.