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



Las Descargues, June, 2007
Comibaena bajularia Adult


© Robin Howard

Comibaena bajularia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

Blotched Emerald
Le Verdelet

Wingspan: 29-33mm

Imago: univoltine - June - July. Males are frequently attracted to light but females less so. Recorded from all oak woodland traps at Las Descargues and the stunted woodland of the Causse.

Larva: feeds on Quercus/ spp., overwintering as a small larva.