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

ARCTIIDAE

Arctiinae

Las Descargues, 31 May 2012
Hyphoraia testudinaria Adult

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© Robin Howard/Professor Matthew Gandy

Hyphoraia testudinaria (Fourcroy, 1785)

Patton's Tiger
Equaille civique

Wingspan: male 30-35mm female 33-42mm

Imago: univoltine - May to July. An occasional visitor to light it is recorded from all grassland sites.

Larvae: polyphagous on low growing herbaceous plants.

 

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