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



Las Descargues, 1 August 2013
Peribatodes ilicaria Adult


© Robin Howard/Dave Shenton

Peribatodes ilicaria (Geyer, 1833)

Lydd Beauty
La Boarmie de l'yeuse

Wingspan: 28-32mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - May ; August - September. A woodland species and a frequent visitor to light it has been recorded from all sites where broadleaved woodland is present.

Larva: feeds on Quercus, Prunus spinosa etc. Overwinters as a partially grown larva.