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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, November 2007
Crocallis tusciaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Crocallis tusciaria (Borkhausen, 1793)

La Crocalle du prunellier

Wingspan: 40-45mm

Imago: univoltine - October - November. A scarce species with less than ten records from light and all from Las Descargues. A species of woodland margin and scrub.

Larva: feeds on hawthorn, blackthorn and elm.

 

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