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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 30 July 2010
Crocallis elinguaria Adult

7654

© Robin Howard

Crocallis elinguaria (Linnaeus, 1758)

Scalloped Oak
La Crocalle aglosse

Wingspan: 40-46mm

Imago: univoltine - July - August. Readily attracted to light and recorded from most habitats and sites in the area. A species of woodland margins, scrub, hedgerows and gardens.

Larva: feeds on various trees and shrubs. Overwinters as an egg.

 

AdultAdultAdult34