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

GEOMETRIDAE

Ennominae

Las Descargues, 19 July 2012
Parectropis similaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Parectropis similaria (Hufnagel, 1767)

La Boarmie sylvatique

Wingspan: 30-35mm

Imago: univoltine - May - June. An occasional visitor to light in early summer, it has only been recorded from the ridge broadleaved woodland traps at Las Descargues.

Larva: feeds on oak, birch and Acer spp.

 

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