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

NOTODONTIDAE

Pygaerinae

Las Descargues, 2 August 2015
Clostera pigra Adult

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© Robin Howard

Clostera pigra (Hufnagel, 1766)

Small Chocolate-tip
La Hausse-Queue brune

Wingspan: 24-28mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - June ; July - August. All records are from open woodland and woodland margins for this species, a frequent visitor to light.

Larva: feeds on aspen and various willow species, overwinters as a pupa.

 

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