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

ARCTIIDAE

Arctiinae

Las Descargues, 13 September 2013
Coscinia cribraria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Coscinia cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Speckled Footman
Le Crible

Wingspan: 33-40mm

Imago: partially bivoltine - May to July and again in August. The male frequently visits light, the female less so. It has been taken at all sites with heathland habitat nearby.

Larvae: polyphagous on herbaceous plants. Overwinters as small larvae.

 

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