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

GEOMETRIDAE

Geometrinae

Las Descargues, June, 2005
Aplasta ononaria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Aplasta ononaria (Fuessly, 1783)

Rest Harrow
La Phalène de l'arrête-boeuf

Wingspan: 26-31mm

Imago: bivoltine - May-June ; August-September. The spcies is active by day and is rarely encountered at light but it has been recorded at one of the Las Descargues garden traps.

Larva: feeds on Ononis. Overwinters as a larva.

 

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