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

NOCTUIDAE

Hypeninae

Las Descargues, 2 August 2012
Parascotia fuliginaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Parascotia fuliginaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Waved Black
L'Inégale

Wingspan: 25-31mm

Imago: bivoltine - May to September, a frequent visitor to light it has been noted at all birch woodland sites and heathland patched in other broadleaved stands.

Larvae: feed mainly on fungi on rotting trees overwintering as small larvae with pupation taking place on or near the foodplant.

 

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