´╗┐ Campaea margaritata - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 17 August 2009
Campaea margaritata Adult


© Robin Howard

Campaea margaritata (Linnaeus, 1767)

Light Emerald
Le CÚladon

Wingspan: 42-54mm

Imago: bivoltine - May - July ; August - October. A common visitor to light it has ben recorded from all woodland sites and is even occasionally recorded from the Causse.

Larva: feeds on oak, birch and many other deciduous trees and shrubs. Overwinters as a larva.