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



Las Descargues, 12 August 2013
Adactylotis contaminaria Adult


© Robin Howard

Adactylotis contaminaria (Hübner, 1817)

La Boarmie souillée

Wingspan: 38-44mm

A bivoltine species flying in April and May and again in September and October. Visits light but is never a common species. Recorded from broadleaved woodland of the Fournanty Plateau.

The larva feeds on Quercus spp.


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