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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 9 May 2009
Ligdia adustata Adult

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© Robin Howard

Ligdia adustata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Scorched Carpet
La Phalène du fusain

Wingspan: 25-30mm

Imago: bivoltine - April to May and again July and August. A frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all woodland traps.

Larvae: feed on spindle Euonymus europaeus before overwintering as pupae.

 

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