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



Las Descargues, 25 June 2012
Hypomecis roboraria Adult


© Robin Howard

Hypomecis roboraria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Great Oak Beauty
La Boarmie du chêne

Wingspan: 60-68mm

Imago: univoltine with a partial second generation in the south - May - July ; September. A frequent visitor to light and sugar, recorded from all woodland traps and the garden traps at Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on oaks, overwinters as a larva.