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



Las Descargues, August, 2005
Cabera exanthemata Adult


© Robin Howard

Cabera exanthemata (Scopoli, 1763)

Common Wave
La Cabère pustulée

Wingspan: 30-35mm

Imago: bivoltine - April - May ; July - September. A common visitor to light and despite being a species of damp habitats it still regularly appears at Las Descargues some 300m above the nearest wet habitats.

Larva: feeds on aspen and sallows, overwintering as a pupa.